Cards Hire Mozeliak As GM

According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, negotiations with Chris Antonelli broke down and the Cards have instead hired John Mozeliak as their GM.  He gets a three-year deal.  Mozeliak has experience and familiarity with the organization.  He’s said to have a solid relationship with Jeff Luhnow.  Luhnow’s presence may have been a factor driving Walt Jocketty and Antonelli away from the job.

Mozeliak had already gotten down to business as interim GM, re-signing Joel Pineiro and Russ Springer while exercising Jason Isringhausen‘s option.  Perhaps his next move will be to have a chat with Curt Schilling.

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