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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 year...
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ST. LOUIS -- Whenever Cardinals manager Mike Matheny works out before games, which is often, he uses the same weight room as his players at Busch Stadium. One player whom he sees regularly is Carlos Beltran who, at 36, is hitting more like he did at 26.
"Watch him in the weight room and you know it's not just by chance," Matheny says. "He's doing a lot to...
Recently, I took the time to look into the scenario of trading hometown hero David Freese while the time is right for the St. Louis Cardinals.
To say the idea is not well received, especially by Yahoo fans, would be an understatement. However, the reasons to move now are compelling and the idea seems to be a popular one around the internet these days. In the article, I explain...
Jordan Swagerty, St. Louis Cardinals second-round pick of the 2010 MLB draft, was one of
the team's top pitching prospects prior to his injury in 2012. When going to
monitor his elbow pain, team doctors found bone spurs but also decided to
proactively perform Tommy John surgery to help prevent any possible future
injury as well.
been on the road to recovery...
On Tuesday the Cardinals placed Memphis Redbirds’ slugger and top prospect Oscar Taveras on the 7-day disabled list, a move that was a surprise to no one. Taveras was removed from the Redbirds’ game on June 23rd after trying to get back to second base on a pick off attempt. Taveras would later score on a home run, but his limp became worse. This will be Taveras’ second stint...
The Baby Birds went 3-2 with Memphis, Palm Beach, and Johnson City all winning. Springfield is on its all-star break and State College was rained out after 1 and 1/2 innings. Tyler Lyons (pictured) was awesome in his return to Memphis and Anthony Garcia and David Popkins continue their hot hitting. Johnson City improves to 5-1 and have a very exciting lead-off hitter in Vaughn Bryan...
After his worst outing in a stellar season, the St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Lynn quickly regained his dominant form. Given his performances against Houston over his career, there's a good chance he could show that again Wednesday night.
The right-hander will seek to reach 11 wins before the All-Star break for the second straight season in the series finale against the Astros...
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HOUSTON -- Allen Craig homered and had a season-high four hits with three RBIs, and Carlos Beltran and David Freese both added a homer as the St. Louis Cardinals got back on track by rolling to a 13-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals managed just seven runs combined in a three-game sweep by the Texas Rangers, the first time they were swept this season...
Allen Craig homered and had a season-high four hits with three RBIs, and Carlos Beltran and David Freese both added a homer as the St. Louis Cardinals got back on track by rolling to a 13-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals managed just seven runs combined in a three-game sweep by the Texas Rangers, the first time they were swept this season. On Tuesday...
I don’t know if you can really understand until he’s yours. You might’ve forgotten, but Cliff Lee pitched for the Mariners once, and while I knew Lee was an ace starter beforehand, it wasn’t until I watched him every five days that I really “got” it. Lee was perfect. He wasn’t and isn’t the best starting pitcher in the world, but he’s close, and he does everything...
No matter how you slice it, the St. Louis Cardinals’ top draftees and biggest money players from the 2013 draft are starting their professional careers in the Gulf Coast League.
After struggling in his first game back from the disabled list, the St. Louis Cardinals' Jake Westbrook returned to his dominant form last time out.
The Cardinals could use another strong outing from the right-hander after getting swept over the weekend, and he'll try to provide that in the club's first interleague matchup with the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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The Major League Baseball All-Star game is approaching and it is time to look at who should be on the roster. With the best record and the best run differential in baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals figure to be well represented at the midsummer classic. This is an analysis of which Cardinal position players should make the team, with a look at the...