Jim Edmonds agrees with Cardinals

Updated: February 4, 2011, 5:11 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals needed outfield depth. Jim Edmonds needed a place to extend his career.

St. Louis agreed to a minor league contract with the 40-year-old on Friday that included an invitation to big league spring training. A clutch performer with the Cardinals from 2000-07 at the plate and in center field, Edmonds is a potential backup behind Matt Holliday, Colby Rasmus and Lance Berkman.

Edmonds was a key component of the 2006 World Series title team and five ...

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