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Cardinals sign lefty Randy Choate

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer
Randy Choate is on the move and off the market. (Getty Images) Insider Danny Knobler reports that the Cardinals have signed lefty reliever Randy Choate. Fellow Insider Jon Heyman tabs the deal at $7.5 million over three seasons.

Last season, the now-37-year-old Choate posted a 3.03 ERA in a total of 38 2/3 innings for the Marlins and Dodgers. In parts of 12 major-league seasons, Choate has a career ERA of 4.02. While that mark isn't impressive for a reliever, he has limited same-side hitters to a career line of .201/.278/.284, so as long as he's kept in a specialist's role he can be very effective.

Choate joins Mark Rzepcyznski as the lone lefties presently in the St. Louis pen.

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