As another offseason of eye-poppingly large free-agent contracts begins to wind down, the St. Louis Cardinals find themselves in an unfortunate, yet familiar situation as one of their biggest stars heads into the final year of his contract.
Oh what a difference a year makes.
A team focused on a youth movement acquires a player in his own “rebuild” mode.
Lance Berkman is named the National League’s Comeback Player Of The Year
The Brewers and the Cardinals stack up quite well, one position at a time.