Matt Wieters re-signs with Cardinals

The Cardinals have signed catcher Matt Wieters to a new one-year deal.

According to Jon Heyman, Wieters will make $2 million next season while serving as the backup to Yadier Molina. Another $1 million come come visit incentives.

Wieters appeared in 67 games last season hitting .214:.268/.435 but offered 12 hone runs.

The Cardinals were the only team seriously linked to Wieters. His re-signing should allow Andrew Knizner to get more playing time at Triple-A.

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