Shelby Miller is a gem in a talented and improving St. Louis Cardinals' system.
If 2011 wasn't exciting enough, 2012 will likely bring the debut of the 21-year-old Miller.
Cardinal nation needs to start getting excited.
With a rotation that already features Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter and the emerging Jaime Garcia, the Cardinals are in great shape for years to come. Adding Miller to the mix in or around September will only boost a great pitching staff and make the Cardinals better.
He is unquestionably one of the best pitching prospects in all of baseball. Hype like that calls for future ace status.
Here are three reasons why Shelby Miller won't disappoint.