The St. Louis Cardinals are heading into the 2013 season relying on Rafael Furcal to remain healthy all season. General manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny pushed all of their chips to the middle of the table, betting that Furcal's elbow is healthy enough after rehab alone, hoping that he can be the Cardinals' everyday starting shortstop.
The Cardinals did very little to acquire any insurace in case Furcal went down and missed time, which is very likely considering his checkered injury-ridden past. Now, it looks as though Mozeliak is taking some action and may be looking to acquire some insurance in the form of Ronny Cedeno.
#STLCards among teams looking at ronny cedeno. cbsprt.co/V54Yc6
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 25, 2013
Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch also relayed that reports out of Venezuela are that Cedeno will join the Cardinals, although details of any deal have not been made available as the team has decided not to make any ...