• Bourjos hopes to strengthen Cards' outfield defense

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 21, 2014
    Given another chance to play every day in 2014, Bourjos said in the St. The Cards have infield depth to cover Freese and they liked Bourjos because of the ground he can cover in center. And, presumably, on the bases. Bourjos is going to have to hit at least .280, possibly higher, and get 150 starts to reach 40 steals. "I think it's an area that we felt could be improved and whether it's by personnel or whether it's by improving the people we have, and I think both have happened this winter," manager Mike Matheny said.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Peter Bourjos aims for 40 stolen bases — rare anymore for the St. Louis Cardinals

      One of the more intriguing offseason trades was the Los Angeles Angels sending speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for slugging third baseman David Freese. The Cards have infield depth to cover Freese and they liked Bourjos becaus…
      Source: yahoo.com

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