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March 4, 2013

Two-year deals for vets burned Cardinals

It seemed crazy when the Texas Rangers offered former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Lance Berkman a two-year deal when he sat out three quarters of last season with a variety of leg injuries. While it remains to be seen if Berkman will pay off as a designated hitter in his new home, the Redbirds sure haven't had much luck lately when it comes to giving veterans two-year deals.

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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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