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Tyler O'Neill had an impressive 2021 season, hitting .286 with 34 home runs and winning a Gold Glove. This performance put him in the top 10 for NL MVP voting. The Cardinals had talks with O'Neill about a contract extension during the offseason but no deal was reached. Since then, O'Neill has struggled, hitting only .229 with 23 home runs and dealing with multiple injuries. It is unclear if his 2021 season was an outlier or if he can replicate that success if he can stay healthy.
Unsurprisingly, O'Neill and the Cardinals had some talks about a multi-year contract extension during the 2021-22 offseason...