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Forum staff reports, Published January 21 2011

Free agent infielder Nick Punto signs with Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for the upcoming 2011 season with free agent infielder Nick Punto, according to the Cardinals website.

Punto, 33, owns a career batting average of .247 with 13 HR, 198 RBI and 91 stolen bases in eight-plus seasons with the Minnesota Twins (2004-10) and Philadelphia Phillies (2001-03). He enjoyed his best overall season in 2006 for the Twins, batting .290 with 21 doubles and 45 RBI.