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ST. Cheap Air Max Discount . LOUIS -- There will be no red October this year in St. Louis after the Cardinals missed the postseason for the first time since 2010.St. Louis finished 86-76, missing a wild-card berth by one game as the rival Chicago Cubs won the NL Central Division by 17 1/2 games over the second-place Cardinals.We didnt meet our goals. Theres no other way to say other than its disappointing, general manager John Mozeliak said after Sundays season-ending win over Pittsburgh. Theres a lot of things we could talk about -- defense, base running or record at home. These this will have to be addressed at some level this offseason.Still, the GM said he believes the Cardinals are in a good spot and said he was very confident about the talent in the farm system.Hopefully, can we can address the right pieces, whether its in either trade or free agency to improve on where we are today, he said. We finished strong but not strong enough.There are questions at pitcher and the outfield, too, with Matt Holliday not expected back. Adam Wainwright, the starter in the season finale, was simply trying to come to grips with not playing any more this year.Missing the playoffs by one game, thats hard to swallow, Wainwright said. Theres a lot of different ways we could have won different games. I could have pitched better in a lot of them. You cant do it now. Its more painful to know we just missed out. We never played our best baseball.By not playing in the postseason, Mozeliak quipped, the organization has more time to decide what direction to go.Weve got to figure out a way to take a step forward, Mozeliak said. Theres room for growth. Theres going to be some activity. You look at our club, theres faces at each position. How do we get that better?Some things to watch for with the Cardinals this offseason:ON THE MOUNDLeft-hander Jamie Garcia enters the option year of his contract. He will be due $12 million or the club can pay him $1 million and cut ties. Garcia finished 10-13 with a 4.67 ERA. Lance Lynn will return from Tommy John surgery. Michael Wacha, in his fourth season, struggled and finished 7-7 with a 5.09 ERA. Wainwright will turn 36 during the next season. Carlos Martinez is the No. 1 starter and rookie Alex Reyes looks like a solid starter. Free-agent signee Mike Leake went 9-12 with a 4.69 ERA.SPELLING RELIEFWho will the Cardinals go with as their closer in 2017? Seung Hwan Oh, signed as an extra arm for the bullpen, collected 19 saves after he took over the job. Trevor Rosenthal struggled early and spent nearly two months on the disabled list with a shoulder injury. Rosenthal has wanted to be a starter and in his final outing of the year on Saturday covered three innings for the first time since 2012, throwing a career-most 52 pitches.MOSSThe contract situation for Brandon Moss will be worth watching. He finished with 28 homers and 67 RBI but hit just .225. He had been mired in a 7-for-97 stretch that included 34 strikeouts before he hit a home run in Fridays game against Pittsburgh. He earned $8.25 million this season. Moss will be 33 next season.OUTFIELD SHIFT IS ONThe Cardinals are expected to decline the $17 million club option on left fielder Matt Holliday. In his third season, Randal Grichuk won the job in center field and hit .240 with 24 homers, but he was demoted twice during the season to AAA Memphis. With Stephen Piscotty in right field, two spots may be open. Do the Cardinals want to try Tommy Pham or Jeremy Hazelbaker there? Second baseman Kolten Wong also played some center this season.UP THE MIDDLEThe Cardinals pride themselves on good defense. That wasnt really the case this season. Rookie shortstop Aledmys Diaz had 16 errors. Second baseman Matt Carpenter made 13 errors and Jeff Gyorko committed 10. First baseman Matt Adams has seven errors. Jhonny Peralta, who switched third when he came back from injury after Diaz won the shortstop position, had four. Gyorko, who hit 30 homers, also can play in the outfield. Second baseman Wong, who had eight errors, signed a five-year $25.5 million contract before the season. Diaz is a lock to stay at shortstop but there may be some musical chairs in the other positions. Discount Air Max Shoes .C. -- Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said after all of these years in the NBA hes still amazed at some of the things LeBron James does. Air Max Discount . Westbrook has missed 27 games since having a procedure on Dec. 27 to deal with swelling in his injured right knee — the third operation on the knee in nine months. . Boucher previously coached the Tampa Bay Lightning and had a 97-78-20 record over two-plus seasons. He was dismissed by the team last March after the Lightning struggled in the lockout-shortened season with a 13-18-1 record. Texas A&M and Arkansas will present an interesting contrast in quarterbacks on Saturday (9 p.m. ET) when they clash at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.Graduate transfer Trevor Knight, who had 15 starts in his first two years at Oklahoma before losing his job to Baker Mayfield in 2015, will lead the No. 10 Aggies (3-0, 1-0 SEC).Junior Austin Allen, the understudy to his brother Brandon the last two seasons, will be behind center for the 17th-ranked Razorbacks (3-0, 0-0).Both seem to be exactly what their respective teams have needed in the early going.Knight, who won the starting job in the spring after coming to College Station in January, has passed for 830 yards and five touchdowns despite completing only 52.9 percent of his passes.Part of the reason for Knights low completion percentage is that he was on target on only half of his 40 attempts against Auburn last week. But Knight was the victim of some drops and also had a long completion to Ricky Seals-Jones nullified when the wide receiver had a foot land inches out of bounds.When it counted, Knight was 8 of 11 after falling behind at Auburn to help the Aggies take a 10-7 lead. He ended up passing for 247 yards and rushing for a net 42 against the Tigers.He was really good early, Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said of Knight. For him to play the way he did really gave us a chance to get ahead.Knight also has rushed for 151 yards in the three games on 28 carries.I think hes a deceptive big man with speed, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said. Hes got good size. They list him at 6-foot-1 and 215. To me he looks a lot taller than that, and moves.Allen has been the straw that stirs the drink for Arkansas.In the win over TCU in Week 2, he was named SEC Player of Week after passing for 233 yards and three touchdowns on 17-of-29 passing. Allens 5-yard run in the second overtime gave the Razorbacks a 41-38 victory.He wasnt all that pressed last week in the 42-3 rout of Texas State, but still was 16-of-21 passing for 241 yards and two more touchhdowns. Discount Air Max Shoes Wholesale China. .Allen has completed 67.1 percent of his passes for the year for an average of 218.3 yards a game with seven touchdowns against two picks.He is just the fourth quarterback to go 3-0 in his first three collegiate starts for Arkansas since it joined the SEC in the 1992 season. The others were Tyler Wilson in 2011, Mitch Mustain in 2006, and Robby Hampton in 2000. His seven touchdown passes over that span are tied with Ryan Mallett (2009) and Mustain for the high in that category over that same span.Austin does a lot of things very well, Bielema said. I think he throws on the move very well, and he throws well to the left and to the right which youve seen a little glimpse of.He can run the football, but I wouldnt say we want to make a heavy dose of it. That jump cut he gave to his left wasnt quite as good as our running backs, but it sufficed. Im just excited to watch him continue to grow.The Aggies, however, will be the toughest test yet for Allen when it comes to facing pressure.They have two perimeter rushers that are as good as anybody in the country, Bielema said.That would be ends Daeshon Hall, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound senior, and Myles Garrett, a 6-5, 270-pound junior. Together, they averaged 1.5 sacks a game in 2015 with Garrett leading the SEC with 12.5 total. Garrett also had 10 quarterback hurries. Hall had 7.0 sacks and another four hurries.This season, Garrett has three sacks and four hurries. Hall is looking for his first sack, but has been credited with three hurries.The two teams will be meeting in Arlington for a third consecutive season and seventh time overall. The first meeting in Arlington was way back in 1906 when the Aggies won 6-0.So far, the five games at AT&T Stadium have gone the way of streaks. Arkansas won the first three from 2009-11. The Aggies have won the last two in Arlington and the last four meetings overall. Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap Adidas Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Nike Baseball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Free Shipping Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Authentic Cheap NHL Jerseys Canada Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys Cheap Soccer Jerseys China NCAA Jerseys Cheap Nike NHL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap Football Jerseys Store Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Jerseys NCAA China Jerseys NFL Cheap Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys ' ' '