360: Cardinals Winter Wish List, Part 2: The Other Guys

Posted: December 7, 2011 by The Cheap Seat Fan in MLB
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There’s even conversation under most rocks these days about what’s happening with Albert Pujols, the St. Louis Cardinals and free agency. However, although it feels like it, he’s not the only Cardinal that’s on the market and there are actually other free agents on the club as well. Whether El Hombre gets back to St. Louis or not, there are a few other currently former Birds on the market that need to have their future addressed as well.

Now whether that makes sense back here again…well, that’s a different case. But either way here are all of the other free agent Cardinals, and how they either do or don’t fit into the 2012 and beyond scene.


Really, Actually Free, Agents

Rafeal Furcal: The second big trade acquisition of the year came in and was crucial in changing the team’s terrible infield defense situation. However, he also carried a $12 million option for 2012 that wasn’t getting picked up regardless of how many runs he saved. The team’s biggest non-Albert hole is at shortstop, and finding a way to get Furcal back is a major priority for the club.

However, he’s a priority for more than a few other teams who have similar issues. He liked it in St. Louis, and is being patient for now due to….


For the rest of this, including which Cards can stay and which need to go, check out the rest of the article over at St. Louis Sports 360 at: http://stlouissports360.com/cardinal-winter-wish-list-part-2-the-other-guys/


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