A Happy HEADLINE=) “Jim Edmonds and Ryan Franklin take post-retirement roles with Cardinals”

(Part Of The Article) By Aaron Gleeman -Feb 16, 2012-

–Jim Edmonds canceled his comeback attempt last spring, signing a minor-league contract with the Cardinals and then retiring before reporting to camp.

This time around he’ll be at Cardinals camp, wearing his familiar No. 15, but Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that Edmonds will be a “special instructor.”

And according to Strauss, if things go well for Edmonds it “might lead to deeper involvement with the organization, possibly in a consultant role to general manager John Mozeliak.”

Strauss also reports that former closer Ryan Franklin has already been hired as a special assistant to the GM and “will advise Mozeliak on personnel and perform regional scouting chores based out of his Oklahoma home.” …–

(Full Article Link Here –>) http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/02/16/jim-edmonds-and-ryan-franklin-take-post-retirement-roles-with-cardinals/

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For Those Of You Whom Know Me The Best…

…You Also Know I’m A HUGE Supporter Of…

JIM “JIMMY BASEBALL” EDMONDS

…And (likely) ALWAYS WILL BE.

JIM EDMONDS -CF- -STL- "The Greatest Defensive Outfielder Of His Generation!"

So Anytime I See His Name In The Paper…

…Or If There’s Something Special Going On He’s Involved In…

…I ALWAYS Take The Time To Check-It-Out And See What’s Up.

There’s Not Much To The Above Article…

…But It STILL Made Me Smile As I Read Along.

I’m Sure Jimmy…

…And The Cardinals…

…And Cardinal Nation…

…Are ALL Tickled Pink…

…Over His Return To St. Louis.

I Sincerely Doubt The Cardinals General Manager…

…Could Have Found Better Folks To Surround Himself With.

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As For…

RYAN FRANKLIN

…Uh…

…Hmm…

…Nice Beard?

RYAN FRANKLIN -BEARDED MAN- -RP- -STL-

Maybe?

😉

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