St. Louis Cardinals RHP Hutchinson Expected to Sign with Dallas Cowboys

Jan 26, 2002

IRVING, Texas (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and former Stanfordquarterback Chad Hutchinson was expected to sign a contract with the DallasCowboys on Saturday.

The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Hutchinson had a deal in place that was to be signedbefore a scheduled 4 p.m. CST news conference at the team's headquarters,Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said.

Hutchinson has worked out for the Cowboys, Bears and Chiefs.

He threw for more than 2,000 yards in each of his two seasons at Stanford,but stopped playing football in 1997 to pursue a baseball career.

Hutchinson had a 24.75 ERA in three appearances for the Cardinals lastseason, allowing three home runs in four innings.

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