Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has received a two-year contract extension, the club announced Saturday. This is the second consecutive season in which Mozeliak has gotten an extension and he was previously locked up through the 2016 season -- so now he's signed up through 2018.

Mozeliak, 45, has been Cardinals GM since Walt Jocketty departed following the 2007 season. Under his watch, the Cardinals have been to the playoffs four of the last five seasons -- a span that includes two trips to the World Series and one World Series championship.