The 2013 season is now in full swing.

After 10 games, the St. Louis Cardinals are in sole possession of first atop the NL Central with a 6-4 record. But how have they gotten there?

By comparing each major player’s current statistics to their 2012 numbers, I’ve attempted to measure their success against what is expected of them. 

We don’t know what the future has in store for the Cardinals, but if these grades have set a precedent, we may be seeing great things.

Read on to find a grade and explanation for each position player. 

*All statistics are from and are current as of April 12, 2013.*

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