Originally posted on Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land  |  Last updated 4/18/13
As the reigning Cy Young award winner and having been through the arbitration process twice already, the Tampa Bay Rays' David Price is getting expensive.  He is already earning $10 million this year and can be expected to double that over his next two arbitration years. What this means is that the Rays, as is their M.O., will probably look to trade Price, maybe as soon as this July, if they are out of contention.  As a result, people are already starting to speculate as to where Price might end up if he's traded.  In an interview with Mut & Merloni, ESPN's Buster Olney speculated on such a scenario, suggesting that the Cubs could make a play for the lefty, as could the Red Sox. However, what caught my attention is this quote from Olney: "...the Cardinals being the team, that if they ever stuck out their elbows, because the farm situation is so deep, they could blow everybody out of the water in a bidding situation.” Obviously, with baseball's best farm system, ...
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