Cardinals To Add Mark Ellis

(St. Louis, MO) -- Free agent second baseman Mark Ellis has agreed to terms with the St. Louis Cardinals. ESPN reports the 11-year veteran will receive a one-year contract from the Cards. Ellis batted .264 over the past two seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. At 36 years old, Ellis figures to serve as a utility infielder while rookie Kolten Wong takes over as the regular second baseman.