Houston Astros' Carlos Corporan, rear, scores as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina waits for the throw during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson
(Redbird Rants) -- As we get closer to the beginning of the 2012 season, it is important to keep in mind that players don’t last forever. As this offseason has shown us, even the players who claim they want to retire as Cardinals are not immune to the temptation that huge contracts offer.
The depth of the farm system becomes very important as players either retire or leave for supposed greener pastures. Over the next few weeks I am going to highlight the names to know at each position. Today, I am going to focus on a position that could become very important in the next few years.
As Yadier Molina’s contract comes to an end, the depth at the catcher position may be necessary to take advantage of. Is the Cardinals next starting catcher available in-house?
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