Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/15/14
You want intrigue? Summer-long drama that'll take you right to October's doorstep? The Cardinals are here to oblige. The defending world champs have so many unanswered questions they're already the industry's most irresistible (and unpredictable) commodity in 2012. Obviously, the Marlins and Angels have spent more this winter; both have drastically remade their profiles. The Reds, meanwhile, have moved rapidly to take advantage of what they consider a wide-open Central Division. The Rangers have finally plucked Yu Darvish (and may or may not take a run at Prince Fielder, too) And the Yankees proved they still have the capability of thunderous eleventh-hour transactions. But none of these teams can match the Cardinals' miracle finish from 2011. The Redbirds demonstrated nothing is impossible -- rival executives cite their run from a 10 1/2-game deficit as proof that success isn't about money, it's about three good weeks in October. And that drives the $2...
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