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Cardinals In Talks With Arthur Rhodes

The Cardinals have reportedly made an offer to free-agent reliever Arthur Rhodes in an effort to bolster their bullpen.

Rhodes' agent confirmed Monday that St. Louis was one of nine teams that have expressed interest.

"Arthur has always been one to get in place as quickly as possible," said his agent, Dan Horwits. "In this case, we want to listen to everything. ... We have offers from teams and we have others who plan to make offers fairly quickly. From that perspective, it will take time to go through them."

Via St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Cards Continue Talks With Lefty Miller

The negotiations between the Cardinals and left-handed reliever Trever Miller continued on Saturday.

Miller was reported to be close to a two-year contract on Thursday, but he left St. Louis following a physical examination without signing.

According to both sides on Saturday, there was nothing new to report.

Via MLB.com


St. Louis Agrees To Terms With Trever Miller

The Cardinals have agreed to a deal with left-handed reliever Trever Miller, pending a physical that is scheduled for Thursday.

According to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals have a tentative agreement with Miller to be the team's left-handed specialist.

Via MLB.com


Pujols Backing St. Louis Bid For MLS

Cardinals' first baseman Albert Pujols is joining a group that is working to bring an MLS expansion team to St. Louis.

"I am very proud and excited to join the effort to bring Major League Soccer to the St. Louis area," Pujols said in a statement. "This means a lot to me and my family, as we all love soccer and we believe in MLS."

Seven cities are competing for two expansion teams with selections expected by the end of March.

Also applying were Vancouver, Montreal, Atlanta, Miami, Ottawa and Portland.

Via ESPN


Pujols Wins NL MVP, Howard Second, Manny Fourth

Albert Pujols won his second NL Most Valuable Player Award on Monday.

Pujols finished ahead of Philadelphia's Ryan Howard, who beat him out by a narrow margin to win the 2006 MVP.

Ryan Braun finished third and Manny Ramirez was fourth despite playing in the NL for just two months.

Via MLB.com


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