The St. Louis Cardinals are in a prime position this offseason, at least when it comes to filling the fifth spot in their starting rotation. With Kyle Lohse unlikely to return, the team has options. They've spent money wisely for the most part over the last few years and this year should be no exception.
They can stay in house with their current talent, namely Lance Lynn, Joe Kelly, Trevor Rosenthal and Shelby Miller, each viable options and affordable choices. However, should the Cardinals want to look outside of the organization, they have a few possibilities: