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VEB Open Thread - Friday 10/30/20

St Louis Cardinals v Cincinnati Reds Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Good morning and happy Friday to you. We’re only in day three no baseball and the offseason drama is already swirling in St. Louis. On Wednesday, the Cardinals announced that they have declined the option of second baseman Kolten Wong, making him a free agent, joining Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright on the open market.

Wong and Molina shared the following posts on their Instagram accounts, respectively:

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It’s a bit blurry, so if you can’t tell what the emoji is in Molina’s post, here you go:

Outside of the free agency buzz, Hall of Famer and former Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa was announced as the new manager of the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. TLR is 76 years old and last managed back in 2011. Since then, he has worked in off-field positions, most recently with the Angels.

La Russa returns to the South Side - South Side Sox

A lot to digest here today... anyway, enjoy your Halloween weekend!o digest here