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The seventh man in the Cardinals bullpen

When Dennys Reyes was added to the St. Louis Cardinals’ bullpen, who lost his roster spot as a result?

Cards lefties should be looking over their shoulders

Dissatisfied with their left-handed relievers, the St. Louis Cardinals are apparently shopping again.

“Frankie and the Teenagers” to play in St. Louis

Comparing the inexperience level of Ryan Franklin and the rest of the projected 2009 St. Louis Cardinals bullpen to peer groups from recent seasons.

Cardinals LOOGYs: Isn’t there more to it?

Considering alternate methods to gauge the comparative effectiveness of the St. Louis Cardinals’ new left-handed relievers for 2009.

Cards Non-Tender Flores, Johnson and Miles

The St. Louis Cardinals did not offer contracts to lefty relievers Randy Flores and Tyler Johnson, making them free agents, saving money and opening roster spots. Infielder Aaron Miles was also cut loose. Could the Twins and Nick Punto (pictured) partially be to blame? How might the Cards fill the openings?