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Willson Contreras slams Cubs for comparing them with Cardinals


Willson Contreras spent seven seasons with the Chicago Cubs, helping them win the 2016 World Series and break the franchise’s long-standing drought. He was an All-Star in three of those seasons, including 2022 as one of the best catchers in baseball. 

But free agency saw him move to an NL Central rival: The St. Louis Cardinals. Since he’s joined the new organization, the 30-year-old has loved everything about the Cardinals. 

In fact, when asked to compare the two organizations, he didn’t hold back.


“For me, I like this better. It’s a better organization,” Contreras said via Bally Sports Midwest. “We’re almost [have] like old school ways, which I love it. That’s something that I really like. I already talked to the manager about it, how there’s a [good] culture here. Ever since I got here, it’s been everything just one way, the Cardinal way, and I have to adjust to it. It’s not that hard. Do everything right and respect each other. That’s it.”

Contreras saw the absolute highs and lows when he was in Chicago, starting with that championship year in 2016. Contreras was only in his first year with the team when they had the likes of Kris Bryant,

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