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In honor of Bud Norris signing, here are some Cardinals “respecting the game” - A Hunt and Peck

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St Louis Cardinals v San Diego Padres

A little over twenty-four hours after the Cubs announced the team signed free agent pitcher Yu Darvish to six-year deal worth up to $150 million, $126 guaranteed as reported by Ken Rosenthal , the Cardinals announced their counter-move*.

Signing Bud Norris.

Yeah, as Craig Edwards stated earlier today, “the optics are not great”. They are even worse when you consider Bud Norris has some pretty garbage opinions about how non-American born (this particular instance seems to be directed specifically toward Latino) players should play baseball. You can read the stomach-churning comments in full here, in Jorge L. Ortiz’s article from September of 2015 about baseball’s culture clash. Here is the sentence that makes me want to hurl the most:

We’re opening this game to everyone that can play. However, if you’re going to come into our country and make our American dollars, you need to respect a game that has been here for over a hundred years...

ANYWAY, in honor of the Bud Norris signing, I have compiled a few videos of Cardinals players respecting the game of baseball by being incredible baseball players. Please enjoy!

*folks, there are not really moves and counter moves - each team has their own offseason plan and blah blah blah


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