Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 9/11/13
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Navy blue has been the color of choice for the majority of John Axford's baseball career. From his two stops in college to breaking into the big leagues with the Milwaukee Brewers, Axford has worn blue. But now he's sporting an entirely different color on a daily basis. Not just red, but Cardinals red. "It's been a little different," Axford said. "Even in college at Notre Dame and Canisius College it was always navy blue. Then the Brewers. I was with the Yankees for a year in the minor leagues and that was all navy blue. It's been interesting getting used to it. I got a taste of it with Team Canada in spring training, but it's been a good adjustment so far." The Brewers traded their former closer to St. Louis on Aug. 30 for a player to be named later that turned out to be reliever Michael Blazek. Though he didn't get into the game, Axford's Cardinals faced Milwaukee for the first time since the trade Tuesday. While he knew he was a prime candidate to be non-tendered by the Brewe...
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