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Tag archive for ‘trades’

Why No St. Louis Cardinals Trades?

Tough weekend losses by the bullpen have more St. Louis Cardinals fans demanding a trade to help the offense.

Eight Reasons Why the St. Louis Cardinals Could Want More Pitching

The St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly looking at one of three top pitchers to add to their rotation. Here are some potential reasons why.

Why the Cardinals Need a “Lackey” Right Fielder

The St. Louis Cardinals need offensive help, but seem worried about potential additions blocking others.

Will a Devalued Taveras Follow Rasmus’ Path Out of Town?

Is Oscar Taveras heading for a Colby Rasmus-like scenario in which he is devalued before being traded away?

Still say “no” to seven years, $134 million of Tulo

The rumors linking Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitski and the St. Louis Cardinals are getting stoked up early this year, but the same red flags remain.

Who was the best minor league acquisition in Cardinals history?

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired many players over time, but which minor league addition became the best as a major leaguer?

ESPN offers yet another bad Cardinals trade idea

Two weeks bring two ridiculously one-sided trade ideas from the world-wide leader in which the St. Louis Cardinals would play the victim.

ESPN’s Bowden wants Cards to pay heavy CarGo fee

Former general manager Jim Bowden thinks the St. Louis Cardinals should trade their two best pitching prospects plus Jon Jay to the Colorado Rockies for Carlos Gonzalez.

Will Mo play the prospect market this winter?

The St. Louis Cardinals are well-stocked in an in-demand commodity this off-season, but will they exploit their advantage?

What if the Cardinals had traded more prospects?

Comparing the rankings of prospects traded for major leaguers at the non-waiver deadline to St. Louis Cardinals prospects.

Be the Cardinals GM: Who to trade?

Who should the St. Louis Cardinals consider making available in trade and which prospect should they keep?

Be the GM: What do the Cardinals need most?

What need should the St. Louis Cardinals address first in the trade market?

What market is there for Brendan Ryan?

The St. Louis Cardinals appear to be shopping shortstop Brendan Ryan, but will he generate trade interest?

Could Dan Uggla become another Fernando Vina?

Even considering a trade for Florida’s Dan Uggla would require a major change in strategy for the St. Louis Cardinals, but it has been done before.

Are the Jays stalking the Cardinals?

Toronto has made a habit of claiming former Cardinals off the waiver wire. Could the two rekindle trade talks, too?

Cardinals happily serve as Red Sox dumping ground

John Smoltz may be next in a recent line of unwanted Boston players that became St. Louis successes

Holliday and more: Recapping the last week

Offering a personal angle on the major stories last week across the Cardinal Nation and digging up some old ones, too

Will the Holliday trade be good, bad or neutral?

An attempt to quantify the value of the Matt Holliday trade

Cardinals in-season trades since 1964

Going back to Lou Brock for Ernie Broglio (and others), we have St. Louis Cardinals trades made during the season.