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Question of the Day: Will the Cardinals repeat?

Tony La Russa retired as the third-winningest manager of all-time, replaced by a rookie manager in Mike Matheny. Albert Pujols is an Angel. Sage pitching coach Dave Duncan is on an indefinite leave of absence. Carlos Beltran will try to make a Lance Berkman-like comeback, David Freese will try to pick up where he left off, and maybe Adam Wainwright can be something like his old self.

The Cardinals completed their mission of "11 in '11'" but they must answer a long list of questions if they are to make it "12 in '12.'" Not since the 1998-2000 Yankees has any Major League Baseball club repeated as World Series champion, but the Cardinals are in a winnable division and anything's possible if those questions are answered.

Today's question: Will the Cardinals repeat?