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A Different Cardinals Closer of the Future?

Ryan Franklin is currently holding the job for incumbent closer Jason Isringhausen and is under contract for 2009. Chris Perez is labeled by some as the "closer the future". Kyle McClellan is proving to be a valuable set-up man who can do more. Who will close games for the St. Louis Cardinals next season?

Though he is but a rookie reliever, Kyle McClellan had already been called out of the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen 40 times in 2008 when asked to do so again on Tuesday night. Coming off a disappointing home series loss to the Chicago Cubs last weekend, the Cardinals had entered into the home of the National League East-leading Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. A past pattern of losing game one...

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