St. Louis Cardinals
The playoffs ended with the Cardinals primarily using Stephen Piscotty at first base with a little bit of Brandon Moss and Mark Reynolds mixed in. Matt Adams gave the Cardinals only 60 mostly ineffective games at first during the regular season. Piscotty hit three home runs in four games during the NLDS. The 24-year-old rookie seems like the real deal after slashing .305/.359/.494 in 63 regular season games with seven homers and 39 RBI.
Piscotty’s primary position is first base, and he should go into the 2016 season as a starter somewhere in the Cardinals lineup. His actual position will depend on whether or not the Cardinals are able to re-sign Jason Heyward to a long-term deal. If Heyward signs elsewhere, the Cardinals will consider applying the money they offered Heyward to another free agent. With a relatively sparse free agent class in terms of star offensive power, the Cardinals could target Davis and mix him and Piscotty in at first base and right field. St. Louis is not known for splashy free agent signings, but Davis fits their needs if Heyward does not re-sign.