(The Chirp) -- One of the first things we noticed today as the pitchers, catchers and the occasional position player, left the clubhouse to begin some unofficial work-outs today is the practice caps.

As St. Louis Post Dispatch baseball writer Derrick Goold reported on Friday "The hat, which has a blue shell and draws inspiration from a cap worn in 1950s during Stan Musial's era, is a departure from the flex caps worn the past few years. These new-look New Era caps are fitted."

Which apparently something that Cardinals closerJason Motte approves of very much.

Click the video link above to hear Jason's review of the new practice cap.

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