The Cardinals skipper discusses Eckstein, his back-up shortstops, Ryan, J-Rod, Edmonds, Mulder and more.
Prior to Tuesday's Mets contest, St. Louis Cardinals
manager Tony La Russa explains the seriousness of David Eckstein
's injury, the likelihood of him being disabled when Mark Mulder
returns Wednesday, the team's efforts in acquiring a replacement, the lack of prospects in the minors, the pecking order at the position (Miles, Belliard, Rolen, Spiezio, Taguchi), John Rodriguez
' quad injury, the level at which Jim Edmonds
can play and his expectations for Mark Mulder's start on Wednesday.
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