NASHVILLE, Tenn. Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak acknowledged Monday night that he could be forced to act fast if he wants to land one of the available free agent left-handed relievers.
Finding a lefty reliever is at the top of the Cardinals priority list as the baseball world gathers this week at the Gaylord Opryland Resort for the winter meetings.
And negotiations between teams and agents regarding lefty relievers appear to be gaining steam.
Clearly the market is moving a little bit and how you adjust is obviously critical if youre going to get deals done, Mozeliak said. Were aware of it, we recognize it. I think as the next few days unfold, well see if we can be players in that.
I do think from a free agent standpoint, yes, we are hopeful to understand where we are. I do think most of these guys will likely be signed by the time this week ends.
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