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This week’s edition of the Triple Play is a change-up: instead of looking back at the previous week, we look ahead and make some predictions for the rest of the season
The St. Louis Cardinals brought an end to the biggest question that surrounded any part of the club this spring by finishing an agreement to keep pitcher Adam Wainwright in a Cardinal uniform for the for another half decade. After two months of negotiations and with less than a week before Opening Day, the team closed on keeping one of its most irreplaceable players in the fold.
The comparison machine is going crazy in a wild attempt to get a grasp on what a long-term extension for Adam Wainwright would look like. But caution must be used in where these conclusions are drawn from.
The St. Louis Cardinals enter spring training this week with another star player entering the final year of his contract just two years after the Albert Pujols contract circus.
The Seattle Mariners extended Felix Hernandez’s contract on Thursday and many St. Louis Cardinal fans reacted quickly, feeling Adam Wainwright’s price tag just went up. The problem with that thought is simple, Hernandez is no Wainwright, he’s much, much better.
The Kansas City Royals tonight acquired right-handed starting pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis and a player to be named or cash considerations from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for minor league outfielder Wil Myers, right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi, left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery and third baseman Patrick Leonard.
Give Royals Treatment a read and check out Connor Nielen’s thoughts on the Seattle Series.
The team is getting clutch performances from different players. Let’s see what the upcoming week looks like.