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Handicapping the 2011 Cards NRIs: Veterans

Examining the chances of eight veteran combatants to make the St. Louis Cardinals roster in 2011, including 40-year-old pitcher Miguel Batista.

In part two of this series, we looked at the definition of a non-roster invitee (NRI) to major league spring training as well as the different types of NRIs. The article focused on prospects and extra catchers primarily invited to camp to gain experience and help out. This time, we'll consider the potential March plight of each of the eight veteran NRIs invited to the St. Louis Cardinals major...

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