Over the last week, the Cardinals have made two moves that have locked up and solidified the left side of the infield for years to come.
Perhaps he’s not the savior that his name suggests, but the Royals are placing enough faith in 21-year-old Salvador Perez that his signing represents a significant effort to lock up talent early.
Closer Joakim Soria’s contract option has been picked up by the club.
The Cardinals have a tough choice to make on their 2012 starting rotation.
Billy Butler represents the key move in the off-season for the Royals. Aaron examines the longevity of the move for the franchise.
Kansas City gets two minor league prospects in return for Scott Podsednik.