Every year, whetheráa teamáwon 90-plus games, like the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, or a teamÆs season ended in April, like the Washington Nationals, every team faces major offseason decisions. Some decisions are solely made for the next season, and some decisions can shape the course of the franchise for a years to come.á Decisions can be made by trades, arbitration, and, of course, free agency. For the St. Louis Cardinals, they face an offseason of free agency that will define the course of their franchise for years to come. The Cardinals have a myriad of impending free agents including Matt Holliday, Joel Pineiro, Mark DeRosa, Rick Ankiel, Troy Glaus, John Smoltz, Khalil Greene, and Todd Wellemeyer. However, the most important free agent for the Cardinals is manager TonyáLaRussa ...
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Article written by Adam Bernacchio