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The St. Louis Cardinals didn't get Matt Holliday back yesterday, but at least he was in the clubhouse. The All-Star outfielder has been battling the flu, and he won't get back on the field until he's kicked it.
Matt Holliday has arrived at Roger Dean but said he won't work out or do anything today. He's still dealing with the flu.
— B.J. Rains (@BJRains) March 9, 2013
The Cardinals would like to get a glimpse at what their Opening Day lineup might look like all at the same time, but it's still early in spring. They have no reason to rush things. When Holliday is healthy, he will get back out on the field.
The Cardinals have more pressing issues to worry about anyway. Like who is going to be their full-time shortstop. However, the little things can't be overlooked. A flu here, a cold there - they can lead to less playing time and potentially more injuries in the future.
Of course, that's all speculation at this point. Hollida...
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