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The St. Louis Cardinals add another ex-Los Angeles Dodgers infielder in Alex Cora, a 36-year-old who some reports had retiring.
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The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a minor-league contract with infielder Alex Cora.
Cora would earn $800,000 if he is added to the 40-man roster.
The 36-year-old spent last season with the Washington Nationals, playing four positions. He batted .224 with six RBIs in 156 at-bats.
Cora, known for his defense, has played with six teams during his 14-year career.
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