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January 22, 2013 4:57 PM

Cardinals ink Motte to a two-year deal

The Cardinals have announced that they've reached an agreement with closer Jason Motte on a two-year contract. The deal pays Motte a total of $12 million over the next two seasons, his last two years of arbitration. He'll still become a free agent at the end of the 2014 season.

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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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