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November 25, 2013

Transaction Analysis

The Cardinals Pay Peralta's Price

by Ben Lindbergh and Bret Sayre



ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Team Audit | Player Cards | Depth Chart

Reportedly signed SS-R Jhonny Peralta to a four-year, $53 million contract, pending a physical. [11/23]

Everyone knew that the Cardinals needed a shortstop, that there was no way they would enter next season counting on Pete Kozma. GM John Mozeliak said so, in case it wasn’t obvious enough when we looked at Kozma’s slash line. And so for a while the trendy topic was to try to do Mozeliak’s job for him, identifying his options and proposing appropriate packages that would rob St. Louis’ strength to shore up their one weakness.

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