Cards' Freese ready to emerge now
- "I think he's taking the right steps right now, and I think he's going to be given an opportunity. But now, he has to take ownership. If he continues to work and be responsible, he'll have a good chance."
Mozeliak wasn't speaking merely of Freese's ability, which I don't think is in question. Freese was arrested on a drunk-driving charge last month, so obviously the steps he needs to take aren't only in his season preparation and fine-tuning his swing. In terms of whether the kid can hit or not, let's just say that I think if the Cardinals sign Miguel Tejada, Joe Crede or someone else to play third base, it's a big mistake.
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