After taking a look at who the Cardinals might pursue at the trade deadline a couple weeks ago, its time to think about who the Cards might trade to get some of those players. This is not to say that any of these players will be traded in July, but that these guys are, for various reasons, potential trade chips for the team.
First Tier - The Blockbuster Guys
These guys would only be traded in a blockbuster type deal. I'm thinking along the lines of Cliff Lee, Jurickson Profar or Giancarlo Stanton.
The Cardinals top prospect is likely untouchable, but if it meant getting a player that the team could control for several years, such as Profar or Stanton, I'm sure the Cards would at least consider it. Taveras is considered the heir apparent to Carlos Beltran in the Cardinals outfield. However, the emergence of Matt Adams could make Taveras expendable.
Martinez is pitching well at AAA and could be a staple in the Cardinals rotation for years to com...