Found February 23, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
Coming off a season where the St. Louis Cardinals were just one game away from returning to the World Series for the second year in a row, many fans were interested to see what kind of approach general manager John Mozeliak would take during the offseason. Last winter, Mozeliak watched manager Tony La Russa and Dave Duncan retire and let Albert Pujols go to the Los Angeles Angels. While there weren't as many high profile storylines this winter, there was some work to be done and decisions to be made. As spring training games ramp up and the 2013 version of the Cardinals get to work, now feels like a perfect time to grade the Cardinals's offseason moves. Letting Lance Berkman walk in favor of a one year, $10 million contract with the Texas Rangers: A+ Unfortunately, there just wasn't any room for the Big Puma in St. Louis any longer. Berkman played in just 32 games for the Cardinals in 2012 while taking home a paycheck of $12 million. That price was just too steep ...
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