January will turn to February soon. As in hours.
The Cardinals, as well as 29 other MLB teams are moving equipment and personnel to various camps all over Florida and Arizona. And within a couple of weeks Spring Training will open signaling the beginning of the end for winter.
While most of us are excited that we’ll soon have the beautiful daily grind of baseball in our lives again- these two weeks also might happen to be the most important weeks in the history of the 100+ year old franchise.
The Cardinals and their first baseman Albert Pujols know the stakes- get a deal done by the time Mr. Pujols heads to Jupiter Florida and reports for duty or don’t and table the discussions until after the 2011 Cardinal season has commenced.