February 11, 2009

Ankiel arbitration tomorrow


With Spring Training for players about a week away, the Cardinals have yet to reach a contract agreement with Rick Ankiel and Ryan Ludwick. Both players have chosen arbitration.

Ankiel's arbitration is coming up tomorrow, while Ludwick's is slated for February 17.

Ankiel is asking for $3.3 million; the Cardinals are offering $2.35 million.

Ludwick is asking for $4.25; the Cardinals are offering $2.8 million.
photo by Barbara Moore