After winning a World Series title, it is easy for a team to overlook the young players they have making their way through the system.
And the St. Louis Cardinals may be doing just that.
With the departure of a certain famous face this winter, much of Cardinal Nation has paid little attention to the possibilities of the future and have instead focused on the past.
But the future is bright for the Cardinals.
St. Louis currently has a crop of great young pitchers and hitters, and some of them could find their way to Busch Stadium in 2012.
Here are 10 dark horses to make the Cardinals' Opening Day roster.