Once the 2013 baseball season is laid to rest for the St. Louis Cardinals, there will be some serious decisions to make.
Frankly, I wouldn't want to be in John Mozeliak's shoes as he wades through a mound of decisions when it comes to the 2014 personnel. That said, it would be very interesting to be a fly on the wall as he discusses the upcoming moves with his manager, scouts and ownership group.
The Cardinals are built the way a baseball team should be built. They draft well, develop talent and fill in any holes with mid-range salary players. It's a formula that has produced a playoff team in 10 of the last 14 seasons.
The 2013 version of the Cardinals was about as green as you'll ever see a team who is consistently in contention, and the farm system still has more fruit to bear.
Here is a list of three prospects that will shine in 2014 provided they get an opportunity to play.