Does deal mean Pujols at first?
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tino Martinez hopes a move home can spark his slumping bat.
The St. Louis Cardinals traded the 35-year-old first baseman to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Friday on minor league pitcher Evan Rust and a player to be named.
"I did not come here to retire and play out the rest of my
career," Martinez said at Tropicana Field. "I came here to be a
productive player for these guys, and I look forward to having a
big year and making an impact on the young players ...
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