Found November 01, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
One of the most talked about stories around St. Louis Cardinals baseball over the past 15 years has been Rick Ankiel. The former phenom starting pitcher prospect, turned reliever, turned outfielder struggled mightily in 2012.  Ankiel was waved by the Washington Nationals in late July partly because of the emergence of Bryce Harper and partly because he hit just .228 with five home runs and 15 RBI's in 68 games with the Nationals. Ankiel was unable to find work after being released and according to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Ankiel is thinking about returning to the mound.  Strauss even said in a live chat on Wednesday that he thinks the St. Louis Cardinals may be interested if that is the case. If Ankiel is truly thinking about pitching again, his wild story just gets better, especially if he is able to make it at the Major League level and reinvent himself once again. The Cardinals are looking for help on the left side of the bullpen, so maybe bringing ...
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