McGreevy came to town Thursday from the family home in San Clemente, California, and while in St. Louis, he already has sampled the gooey butter cake.
“Unbelievable,” McGreevy said. And his father took on the toasted ravioli.
The family, including McGreevy’s mother and brother, watched Friday’s game and then it will be on to Jupiter, Florida, and the Cardinals’ training camp where McGreevy will be tested and assessed. His first duty assignment hasn’t been determined.
Classified as a quick worker, McGreevy said, “Being a former shortstop, I hated to play behind a pitcher taking his time.
When he signed his contract, McGreevy said he paid no attention to the numbers.
“I just didn’t want to mess up the signature,” McGreevy siad. “I wanted to make sure I had the date right and spelled my brother’s, and my mom’s and my dad’s name right.”
Lefty relievers swapped The Cardinals exchanged lefthanders in the bullpen, purchasing the contract of lefthander T.J. McFarland, who had been at Memphis, and sending lefthander Brandon Waddell there and he was placed on its COVID injured list.