Cardinals agreed to a two-year contract extension with Senior VP and GM John Mozeliak through the 2018 season.

Considering the success of the franchise in recent years under Mozeliak, this seemed like a no-brainer for Cardinals ownership. He's done an outstanding job with the team at the big league level while maintaining a high-end farm system with a strong crop of youngsters. The Cardinals are one of those organizations you see in contention every year and Mozeliak is a big reason for that.ANALYST: Howard Bender Mobile App