Let me preface this by saying that I really respect Peter Gammons. He is one of the best reporters in the game. However a tweet from him this morning had me scratching my head.
Here is the tweet from Gammons at 11:23 AM this morning:
"Cards are asking about a SS as well as P. Interested in Lucas Harrell and Bud Norris of Astros."
The Cardinals currently have Joe Kelly and Shelby Miller locked in a battle for the 5th starter spot and the other 4 starters have had a pretty good spring. Jaime Garcia has shown no ill affects from his shoulder issues from last year. Adam Wainwright looks like he has returned to his 2010 form and Lance Lynn and Jake Westbrook have not showed any signs of slippage.
With the starters fairing well this spring and the emergence of Michael Wacha, it begs the question as to why the Cardinals would feel the need to pursue more pitching?
Derrick Goold suggested the Cards could be bargain hunting from the salary dumping Astros. However, while that makes...