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The Cards' Other Arbitration-Eligible Players

So Taguchi: From ring to non-tender?

The St. Louis Cardinals will soon need to offer contracts to five players with from three to six years of Major League experience or non-tender them. If they receive an offer, these players still have the right to take the team to arbitration if they so choose.

In the recent article, "Cardinals and Arbitration: To Offer or Not?", we reviewed the factors surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals' then-pending decision whether or not to offer arbitration to free agent shortstop David Eckstein. Friday's signing of Cesar Izturis pretty much eliminated any suspense that had built up on that front. Eckstein was not offered and will pursue his career elsewhere. The... Recommended Stories

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