Cardinals Know How to Fill in the Gaps

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Cardinals Know How to Fill in the Gaps
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Along with the depth charts and spreadsheets that he has at his fingertips, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak keeps a ledger that he cracks open in case of injury. In it is a list of the major-league players and beside each name is the name of the planned replacement should the team need one. If any of the Cardinals go on the disabled list, Mozeliak has the name of a corresponding minor-leaguer already attached. It's his understudy list. And it's been utilized often already this season

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