With the trade deadline looming on the horizon, its time to start thinking about who might be sellers this year and do they have anything the Cardinals need?
Taking a look at the current standings, its pretty easy to pick who will definitely be selling come July. The Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, New York Mets, Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers are all far enough out of the race for a playoff spot to assume that they will be sellers.
Here's what those teams probably have to offer come July that might have some interest for the Cardinals:
Ricky Nolasco is on the block and the Marlins may not wait until July to trade him. With some of their starters getting healthy, the Marlins could move Nolasco to make room for them in the rotation. With the rash of injuries to their starting pitching, the Cardinals could pursue someone like Nolasco as a short term rental and ease the pressure on their rookie starters.
After Nolasco, the most likely targets could be right han...