Mulder to return to Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Mark Mulder is staying with the St. Louis Cardinals, agreeing Wednesday to $13 million, two-year contract.
ESPN's Peter Gammons reports that if Mulder makes 30 starts in 2007 and 2008, incentives can make the deal worth three years and $45 million.
The 29-year-old left-hander, recovering from rotator cuff surgery, is expected to miss the first half of next season. He had also been negotiating with the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers.
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