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The last time the Cardinals spent big on a free agent outfielder

Before there was #SignJasonHeyward, there was... wait, were there hashtags in 2010? Regardless, the Cardinals did #SignMattHolliday. When you look back at the free agent deal that the Cardinals signed with Matt Holliday in 2010, you don't have to squint too hard to see a lot of parallels with the Jason Heyward situation. The Cardinals acquired Holliday in a trade-deadline deal which sent Top Prospect Brett Wallace, Clayton Mortensen and Shane Peterson to the A's. Many right here on this blog sounded the alarm at such a high price in prospects being paid for what was only "a two-month...

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