January 19, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals will wear uniform patches this season to honor the late Oscar Taveras.

The rookie outfielder died last October in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.

Cardinals uniforms will feature patches with Taveras' initials and his No. 18. Team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. said the club also is renovating a field in Taveras' hometown of Sosua.

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