Found July 21, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
As the non-waiver trade deadline nears on July 31st, teams will begin to decide whether they are buyers or sellers to improve their team this season or rebuild for the long run. Well, with the best record in baseball at 59-37, it’s clear that the St. Louis Cardinals will not be sellers, but do they need to make a move at the trade deadline? Well, not exactly, but there’s always some room for general manager John Mozeliak to make improvements. As the National League Central race heats up in the second half of the season, St. Louis will have eight games coming up on July 29th-August 4th, five against Pittsburgh ( two games back) and three against Cincinnati (five games back). Those eight games could very well decide where the Cardinals are this season. With Yadier Molina (.336), Allen Craig (.332), Matt Carpenter (.325), and Carlos Beltran (.306) all hitting consistently this season there is no need for another hitter. Matt Holliday is currently on the 15-Day DL, but we shouldn’t be w...
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