Cards, Descalso agree on 1-year deal

 

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St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals avoided arbitration with infielder Daniel Descalso on Wednesday, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract.

"We are pleased to have reached an agreeable resolution with Daniel and we are looking forward to the start of Spring Training," stated Cardinals senior VP/GM John Mozeliak.

The 27-year-old appeared in 123 games last season, posting five home runs, 42 RBI, 25 doubles and 43 runs scored while batting .238. A left-handed hitter, Descalso owns a lifetime .243 average with 10 home runs and 101 RBI in 425 games since debuting with the Cardinals in 2010.

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