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Will the Cards Pay Big Money for the Big Power of Chris Davis?

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With the temperature of MLB’s offseason “hot stove” talk still heating up, the gossip is pretty dull. We need rumors, juicy and sizzling rumors. This critical baseball down-time void must be filled with speculation. The desire to come up with gruel for the ravenous 24-hour web cycle usually leads to an outbreak of Internet matchmaking. You know: Team A desperately ...

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David Ortiz Retirement Announcement is an Ego Trip

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In announcing his retirement early on in the offseason, Red Sox slugger David Ortiz may have indulged himself a bit too much. Preseason retirement announcements are reserved for historic players, and while Big Papi is among the best designated hitters to have played the game, with three World Series Championships to boot, he’s not in the conversation with Biggio, Gwynn, etc. ...

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Why Freddie Freeman is Wrong for the Cardinals

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The offseason has been quiet so far for the St. Louis Cardinals, but the trade rumor mill doesn’t stop. The name Freddie Freeman popped up recently…an intriguing option for St. Louis. While the Braves have said they’re not actively pursuing a Freeman trade, Atlanta is dumping everyone else that’s making money. Let’s get into the pros and cons of bringing Freeman to St. Louis. Why the ...

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12 Potential Trade Targets for the Cardinals

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With the Cardinals shaping up to have one of the more interesting offseasons in years, let’s take a quick look at players who might be available via trade, for the right price, of course. I’ll spare you time spent dwelling on which pieces the Cardinals might have to move to acquire these players. The primary focus points here are 1B-OF, SP, RP. ...

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Lance Lynn Showed Next Level Toughness Playing Through Injury in 2015

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Of course the news that Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn will miss the 2016 season following Tommy John surgery is disappointing…but in another way it’s impressive to realize Lynn pitched a good part of his 2015 season while injured. It’s tough enough to play professional baseball while healthy, let alone playing while hurt. But to actually succeed while playing through injury? That’s a whole ...

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With Lynn Out for 2016, Cards Begin Search For Pitching

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The mystery of Lance Lynn’s late-season decline was solved on Tuesday when the Cardinals’ dependable starter underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a damaged elbow. Lynn won’t pitch in 2016. And unless the Cardinals plan to live dangerously by entering ’16 with a vulnerable rotation that will strain to supply bulk innings, GM John Mozeliak has no choice but to take ...

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