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Saturday, February 2, 2013

St. Louis Cardinals: Is David Freese worth $3.75 million in 2013?

As spring training inches closer and closer, the St. Louis Cardinals have still not come to terms with one of their most popular players. David Freese and the organization are still discussing what the third baseman should receive in salary in hopes of avoiding arbitration.

According to Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, he Cardinals have offered Freese $2.4 milliion for the upcoming season.

Freese on the other hand believes he should be paid $3.75 million.

The 2011 World Series MVP appeared in a career high 144 games  in 2012 for the Cardinals, hitting .293 with 20 home runs and 79 RBI on the season while playing a very solid third base.

So is the hometown hero worth the $3.75 million he is asking? Or, are the Cardinals right in offering him just $2.4 million? Vote now!