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JUPITER, Fla. One year was apparently all it took for the Cardinals to approve of manager Mike Matheny.
The Cardinals rewarded Matheny and general manager John Mozeliak with contract extensions during a morning news conference at their spring training complex at Roger Dean Stadium on Thursday.
Matheny had his option for 2014 picked up while the Cardinals gave Mozeliak a three-year extension that runs through the 2016 season.
"Mo and Mike had a year to go here and we just wanted to solidify their standing in the organization beyond that one year and keep the continuity of a really first rate baseball operation going," said Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr.
"We think we have a great baseball operations program and look forward to continue it and are very pleased that we're able to make this announcement today."
Matheny, a former catcher who had no prior coaching or managing experience before taking over for Tony La Russa after the 2011 season, led the Ca...
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