The fabric of an MLB franchise is ever-changing.
Stars come and go. Holes in the roster provide valuable opportunities for those previously in the background to shine. And for some, there's nothing more exciting than seeing a newcomer or an underdog step up and really contribute to their team.
We don't know what 2013 holds for the St. Louis Cardinals, but we can make some educated guesses.
Let's take a look at who might make an impact for the Redbirds this season.