Well, isn't that just what you want to hear about a guy your team gave a two-year contract to in the offseason.Mike Matheny said those words about Rafael Furcal, whose contributions down the stretch last season got him that new deal with the Redbirds.  To be fair, Matheny's not talking about taking him out of the lineup nor is he trying to start any "shortstop controversy".  Furcal's glove will keep him on the field.  His bat, though, may keep him out of the leadoff slot.There are numerous possible reasons for Furcal's slump (he's hitting under .200 during spring action) but whatever the cause, the result is that Tyler Greene and Daniel Descalso are going to get a lot of consideration in that leadoff slot.  It also sounds like Matheny's not going to be locked into a...

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