Mo also talks about the inherent risks in terms whether or not to offer arbitration, and the pros and cons of compensatory draft picks. He also indicates the organization's thinking about new free agents Carmen Cali and Larry Bigbie potentially being asked back in 2007.
On the staffing front, we learn when the next round of minor league coaching positions across the organization should be announced and the likelihood of the members of Tony La Russa's major league coaching staff returning in 2007. Unlike La Russa, whose current contract runs through the 2007 season, his current staff's deals are up for renewal now.
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