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Cards contenders despite so-so offseason

The Cardinals didn't add any big names during the offseason, but they're still the NL's team to beat, writes Jerry Crasnick.

Originally Published: March 24, 2006
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

JUPITER, Fla. -- Excitement builds and emotions crest in the weeks before a ballpark's debut. Just don't expect St. Louis manager Tony La Russa to get all Dick Vermeil-ish over something as mundane as a change of workplace. You'd have better luck tapping La Russa's sentimental side by mentioning the plight of orphaned cats and dogs.

La Russa was hanging around the batting cage with reporters Thursday when talk turned to the Cardinals' transition to the new Busch Stadium. What's he ...

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