Cardinals look to buy Memphis affiliate

Updated: September 17, 2008, 4:51 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Last week, the St. Louis Cardinals renewed a four-year affiliate agreement with Triple-A Memphis. Soon, they may own the farm club.

The Cardinals and Memphis Redbirds, their top affiliate since 1998, signed a non-binding letter of intent to negotiate the purchase from the Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation.

"We are excited about the prospects of this opportunity to continue to provide quality professional baseball to Memphis and the Mid-South," said Dave Chase, the Redbirds' ...

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