“It’s definitely more about understanding the decision,” Wong said. “You never want to accept not playing. I look at it like this for me: I (signed) a contract awhile back to be one of the guys who carries on the Cardinals’ tradition. I want these guys, these young guys who come into this clubhouse, to realize it’s not about the money, man, it’s about going there and fighting with your brothers. … The Cardinals — we deserve to be back in the playoffs, and I want to be one of the guys to help make that happen.”
Wong, in his sixth full season with the Cardinals, has been on an uptick offensively with a .