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"I think he's definitely good enough to play on this club," La Russa said. "I think the problem is...

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"I think he's definitely good enough to play on this club," La Russa said. "I think the problem is what's here. Best case, assuming no injury, is a guy who sits there and plays here, plays there, plays on an infrequent basis. Like Aaron Miles, get three hits and then the next day he sits. I think that would have been a very unfair request for Jim. ... He knows he can play. He knows he can hit. I've been through this before."

Toiny La Russa on Jim Edmonds, via Cardinals.com