Matthew Leach has been the Cardinals beat reporter for MLB.com since 2002. His work has also ap-peared on NASCAR.com and ESPN.
Stuart Shea is a freelance writer specializing in sports and music. He is the author of Wrigley Field: An Unauthorized Biography. When he’s not busy discovering new music, he can be found co-running Bard-ball.com, the Internet’s top site for baseball poetry.