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Risk/Reward of the Cardinals’ Matt Holliday Signing

Published by on January 6, 2010
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Almost by default, Matt Holliday and the Cardinals came to terms on a seven-year, $120 million contract. So much for the Yankees. 

From SI.com:

The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a seven-year, $120 million deal with Matt Holliday, SI.com has learned. Holliday will also get a full no-trade clause.

Holliday batted .353 with 13 home runs and 55 RBIs in 63 games with the Cardinals after being acquired in a July trade from the Oakland Athletics . He helped stabilize their batting order by providing a consistent power threat in the cleanup spot behind NL MVP Albert Pujols. When they added Holliday on July 24, the Cardinals led the NL Central by just 1½ games, but by the end of August their lead had swelle...

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