Remember when St. Louis Cardinals spring training was more about baseball than contracts?

St. Louis Cardinals players reported to Jupiter, Fla., last week to kick off spring training 2013, but that first week was full of contract talk instead of baseball talk, an unfortunate situation that has become the norm at Cardinals camp in recent years.

When Will David Freese Run Out Of Chances?

With Brendan Ryan gone and the addition of Ryan Theriot and Lance Berkman, there is a focus on David Freese and his durability.