The pitcher win and the save are arbitrary statistics. They should not inform managerial decisions, but they do.
In which I take a much closer look at how Rosenthal has been used so far in 2015.
At a joint press conference Mozeliak and Matheny discussed the health of Adam Wainwright and Michael Wacha, Oscar Taveras vs. Randal Grichuk in right field, Carlos Martinez and Marco Gonzales's 2015 roles, trading Randy Choate, arbitration, and more.
If the rumblings are correct, it appears that Pete Kozma might be making the St. Louis Cardinals NLDS roster and a Game 1 start at second base because of his successful results against Clayton Kershaw over nine head-to-head plate appearances.