Originally Posted by Reds4Life
LaRussa has a contract for next season, which he can be forced to honor, even if they don't re-up Duncan.
In any case, I don't see any reason why St. Louis won't offer him a new contract. They'd be stupid to let him go.
If Duncan doesn't come back to the Cards I would bet Larussa will "retire" than to comeback without his right arm (Duncan).