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Cardinals news and notes: Mike Leake, Baseball Prospectus, Greg Garcia, Dexter Fowler, possibility of selling

Looking back on an eventful Monday at Viva El Birdos.

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Here’s a rundown of yesterday’s stories:

Mike Leake, strikeouts, an the value if defense — Alex Crisafulli led off the day with a story on Cardinals starter Mike Leake that will change your opinion on the guy, if, of course, you’re not too high on him to begin with.

Four Cardinals appear in the Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101 — Joe Schwarz took a look at the four Cardinals who appear in Baseball Prospects’ Top 101, including Alex Reyes, Sandy Alcantara, Delvin Perez, and Carson Kelly.

Evaluating Greg Garcia’s case for a roster spot — In a series of posts, I took a look at Greg Garcia and how he may be cut out for a 25-man roster spot.

Dexter Fowler doesn’t believe in curses - A Hunt and Peck — Lil_Scooter’s daily Hunt and Peck highlighted how newest Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler does not believe in curses.

Imagining the 2017 Cardinals as sellers — Ben Markham’s story rounded out the day on an interesting note, as he envisioned what it might be like if the Cardinals were sellers this summer.

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