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St. Louis Cardinals Free Agents

St. Louis Cardinals free agent rumors, analysis and cetera.

Should the Cardinals pursue David Freese?

The sentimental angle of a reunion of the World Series hero and his hometown team is obvious, but is there also an on-field argument for a David Freese return to St. Louis?

Cards news and notes: Roster holes and arbitration

Will the Cardinals make another move as Spring Training inches closer?

Cardinals sign Seung Hwan Oh to one-year deal

The Cardinals announced the signing of Seung Hwan Oh to a one-year contract with a club option for a second year. Oh's addition to the roster puts the 40-man roster at 39 players.

An introduction to Seung-Hwan Oh's repertoire

A preliminary scouting report

Cards news and notes: Seung-hwan Oh and prospects

The signing of one of the KBO League's greatest closers was the big headline in the weekend of the Cardinals.

On Mike Leake, rumors, and overpaying for pitchers

Cards targets: Wei-Yin Chen versus Scott Kazmir

Life without Jason Heyward

With Jason Heyward out of the picture, how do the Cardinals move forward?

Should the Cardinals be interested in Cliff Lee?

Cliff Lee reportedly wants to pitch again in 2016. Would he be a good fit for the Cardinals?

Should the Price-less Cards pursue Mike Leake?

Brayan Pena provides modest, necessary upgrade

Cardinals sign catcher Brayan Pena

The Cardinals have long discussed acquiring a backup catcher from outside the organization. They finally did it, signing Brayan Pena, who most recently spent time with the Cincinnati Reds.

Draft compensation and free agency

How might qualifying offers and the potential of losing a first round draft pick affect the Cardinals' approach in free agency?

Does Mark Buehrle have enough left in the tank?

Should the Cardinals sign free agent Mark Buehrle?

Is Zobrist a fit for the Cards?

Signing Price or Greinke makes some sense, but...

Sign Jason Heyward.

Can the Cards afford Heyward?

Jason Heyard is likely to command a long-term contract with a hefty salary this winter. Do the Cardinals have the payroll flexibility to sign him?

If not Heyward, then who?

Jason Heyward appears to be the Cardinals' number one priority this offseason. If Heyward signs elsewhere, who might the Cardinals turn to?

Cardinals extend QOs to Jason Heyward, John Lackey

What might Lackey's contract look like?

Cards' payroll obligations: 2015 vs. 2016

With the offseason barely upon us, let's take a rough accounting of the Cardinals' payroll fluctuations.

Roster matrix: Post-free agency filing edition

The Cardinals' 40-man roster just became a lot less crowded.

Considering Byung-Ho Park

A somewhat in-depth look at Byung-Ho Park, the Korean first baseman set to posted.

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Cardinals pick up Jaime Garcia's option

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Per Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post Dispatch, the Cardinals will exercise their $11.5 million option, basically ensuring that Jaime Garcia is a Cardinal in 2016.

Jason Heyward, aging curves and PEDs

The soon-to-be free agent's age is a bigger deal than you think, because drugs.

What might Heyward's contract look like?

Yes, the Cardinals need Jason Heyward

Despite having Matt Holliday, Randal Grichuk, Stephen Piscotty, and Tommy Pham in the 2016 outfield mix, the Cardinals should still be aggressive in trying to sign Jason Heyward.

Will Cubs outbid Cardinals on Jason Heyward?

Which uniform will Jason Heyward be wearing in 2016?

The state of the 2016 Cardinals roster

Sign Jason Heyward

The Cardinals should not consider signing Jason Heyward a "want," but rather, a "need." In fact, it should be offseason priority number one.

Porcello, Lynn, & the cost of starting pitching

Pitching just keeps getting more expensive. Should St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak bought out a couple of Lance Lynn's free-agency eligible years when he had the opportunity?

Cardinals ink Villanueva to fill a specific role

The Cardinals felt they needed a swingman, so they signed a swingman.