LaRussa named the starting rotation, no surprises considering how the spring has unfolded. Carpenter, Wells, Reyes, Wainwright, and Looper will be the starting five. LaRussa did not announce the order after Carpenter. Did anyone really think Looper really had a shot at starting when his name first came up as a starter back this winter? If you did,you need to go pick tonight’s lotto numbers.
Former Cardinal Julian Tavarez will likely start the season as the Red Sox’ closer due to an injury to another former Cardinal Mike Timlin. As emotional as he is, how do you think he will respond if he blows a couple saves early and the fans and media are all over him?
Southeast beat Central Arkansas yesterday.
That’s it for now.