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Cardinals news and notes: K/BB, Carlos Martinez, Magneuris Sierra, Randal Grichuk

Taking a look back at Monday’s stories.

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Here’s a rundown of Monday’s action at Viva El Birdos:

Cardinals' strikeout and walk rates over the years — Alex Crisafulli led off Monday with an insightful story regarding the strikeout and walk rates of Cardinals hurlers over the years, going as back as 1962 in his extensive research.

On going to an arbitration hearing with Carlos Martinez — Joe Schwarz gave his always-respectable take on the Cardinals going to arbitration with All-Star starter Carlos Martinez.

Checking in on Magneuris Sierra — I took a look at Cardinals outfield prospect Magneuris Sierra, who will enter the 2017 season in a unique position to make his mark.

Carlos Martinez wants to be a career Cardinal — A Hunt and Peck — Lil_Scooter’s regular tale highlighted Carlos Martinez’s desire to remain in the Gateway City for his entire career.

Randal Grichuk’s surgery a reminder of the value of depth — Ben Markham reminds us the a team can never have enough depth, and the Cardinals are no different, as Randal Grichuk — though on track for a normal spring training — underwent surgery this offseason.

That does it for Monday. Check back Tuesday for more!