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December 19, 2012 5:59 PM

Cardinals sign J.R. Towles

In an off-season that didn't seem as if it could get more boring, the Cardinals found another gear of dullness. They announced Wednesday that they had signed former Astros catcher J.R. Towles to a minor league contract.

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Scott Wuerz has reported for the Belleville News-Democrat since 1998​. He writes about the St. Louis Cardinals from a fan's perspective in his Cheap Seats blog.

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