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By Brahma Chellaney
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Topic - Jason Frasor
A bunch of big leaguers became marathon men on Saturday.
The St. Louis Cardinals, who have faced pitching questions all the way back to spring training, pulled of a three-team trade Wednesday to beef up their rotation with right-hander Edwin Jackson.
The St. Louis Cardinals addressed a pitching shortage Wednesday that dates to spring training, acquiring right-hander Edwin Jackson in a three-team trade that cost them starting center fielder Colby Rasmus.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Frasor said these long games are mentally draining for relievers, as well as position players.
"If you're sitting down in the bullpen, it's just the anticipation, the preparation, it just exhausts you," Frasor said.