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The clock is ticking for Miguel Socolovich

The clock is ticking for Miguel Socolovich

Will a bad contract (Jonathan Broxton) and excitement associated with other bullpen candidates keep Socolovich off the Opening Day roster? When the St. Louis Cardinals head north at the conclusion of spring training, they will most likely carry seven relief pitchers. Barring injury, six of the spots seem all but locked up by Seung Hwan Oh, Trevor Rosenthal, Brett Cecil, Kevin Siegrist, Jonathan Broxton, and former Rule-5 draftee Matt Bowman. This leaves Sam Tuivailala, John Gant, Ryan Sherriff, Mike Mayers, and Miguel Socolovich battling for the final bullpen spot, with the not yet fully...

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