Jeff Passan recently reported for Yahoo Sports that The Cardinals are interested in acquiring a shortstop, and regardless of public statements from the Rockies that Troy Tulowitzki is not available for a trade, he indeed is available at the right price.
The article goes as far as claiming the two teams have had informal talks:
Officials from the St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies are expected to meet at the GM/owners’ meetings in Orlando this week and discuss parameters of a potential trade involving Troy Tulowitzki, which already has been broached in informal talks between the parties, sources with knowledge of the situation told Yahoo Sports
The bigger hurdle though may be Tulo’s no-trade clause, as opposed to The Rockies unwillingness to trade him. The article tries to speculate that his close friendship with Matt Holliday would lead him to waive the clause, but at this point that is nothing more than pure speculation.
So what’s the most the Cardinals would give up for Tu...