ST. LOUIS - A report in the Boston Globe Tuesday linked the Cardinals to free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt.
But with five starting pitchers under contract and the two who would be trade candidates both holding no-trade clauses, the rumors dont seem to make much sense.
The possibility has since been squashed by general manager John Mozeliak, who said in a text to Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that there were, no truth to the rumors, about the Cardinals and Oswalt.
Rumors about the Cardinals looking to deal either Kyle Lohse or Jake Westbrook to open up a spot in the starting rotation began during the Winter Meetings last month in Dallas.
Mozeliak attempted to downplay those rumors at the time, saying that while they were receiving calls from teams and exploring what was out there, he didnt expect to trade either pitcher.
The rumors at the time linked the Cardinals to free agent Mark Buehrle, who has made public his desire to someday pitch for St. Louis before he ret...