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The latest St. Louis Cardinals news, rumors, and cetera.

Why are the Cards still interested in infielders?

The Cardinals have long prioritized infield depth.

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Cardinals not winning bidder for Korean SS Jung-ho Kang

Earlier this offseason, the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo reported that the Cardinals had long been interested in Jung-ho Kang, who was posted by the Nexen Heroes this offseason. Now ESPN's Jerry Crasnick has tweeted that the Cardinals were not the highest bidder for the negotiating rights to the shortstop.

On MLB rumors, free agents, & 'interested' clubs

Lots of clubs express "interest" in lots of players for lots of reasons.

Cards reportedly interested in Asdrubal Cabrera

This would be an excellent addition by the Cardinals brass.

Cardinals sign swing-and-miss king Mark Reynolds

The Cardinals needed a righthanded-hitting first base complement to Matt Adams who could hit with power, and that is the type of player they have signed.

Cards interested in Mark Reynolds & Rickie Weeks

The Cardinals are reportedly kicking the tires on the two former Milwaukee Brewers infielders.

A potential Lance Lynn extension

Lance Lynn heads into his first year of arbitration after three solid years as a starter for the Cardinals. Both sides have expressed interest in a contract extension, but reaching an agreement could prove difficult.

Cards no longer seeking catcher or lefty reliever

After exploring the free-agent market, the St. Louis Cardinals are no longer looking to sign a backup catcher or lefthanded reliever.

Report: Red Sox, Rangers make offers to Masterson

The free-agent pitching market is no longer waiting on the drawn-out Jon Lester negotiations.

Cardinals players reportedly recruiting Scherzer

Max Scherzer is from Missouri and some Cardinals have made recruiting calls to him, so Jon Heyman wonders if St. Louis might sign the free-agent righty.

Arizona interested in La Russa favorite Descalso

The former Cardinals utility infielder is garnering interest from the former Cardinals manager's new club.

Might Lester's mystery suitor be the Cardinals?

The Cardinals' interest in Jon Lester is officially a zombie rumor.

What is the Cards' interest in Jon Lester?

As the bidding for Jon Lester commences, the lefty will reportedly meet with the Cardinals in St. Louis.

Rumor: Twins have interest in Bourjos

Okay, it's only kind of a rumor.

Trade Rumors: Cardinals might make another deal

Will the Redbirds part with Shelby Miller or Stephen Piscotty for more pitching?

Are the 2014 Cards worth betting on with a trade?

With so many question marks surrounding the Cardinals, should general manager John Mozeliak even make a trade?

The contracts of potential Cards' trade targets

A breakdown of the contracts belonging to some of the Cardinals' potential trade targets.

As trade deadline nears, Cards focus on pitching

With a week to go, the Cardinals are prioritizing an upgrade to the rotation.

St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Future Payroll

Most trade speculation has revolved around trade targets like David Price and Cliff Lee or the players the Cardinals would have to give up, like Oscar Taveras or Carlos Martinez, but St. Louis is not a major market and payroll must be considered.

Who is the Cardinals' 'big' mystery trade target?

Ye Olde Rumour Mill is pumping out gossip about potential trades without even naming names.

St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Kurt Suzuki?

What to do about that Yadiless feeling.

Will the Cards admit a mistake by making a trade?

If the Cardinals were to trade Allen Craig or Peter Bourjos, it would an admission that the front office made a mistake in its player evaluation.

*Cardinals Rumors: Allen Craig, the active roster

Trading from the active roster when contending for a postseason birth is difficult but not impossible as the Cardinals have shown before. Allen Craig has been the subject of rumors. It is time tier the active roster in terms of tradeability.

Cards' trade priorities are not mutually exclusive

St. Louis is focused on adding offense, but is also exploring the pitching market.

The case for keeping Kolten Wong at trade deadline

With the trade deadline looming at the end of the month, here is my case for why keeping Kolten Wong is the best current option for the St. Louis Cardinals. I also take a brief look at the PITCHF/x data on Jake Peavy to see if he's worth acquiring.

Cardinals reportedly have interest in Jake Peavy

The Cardinals have reportedly sent scouts to assess Red Sox righty Jake Peavy, but would the one-time ace who has aged into a mediocrity be any sort of upgrade?

Cards Come to Terms with Jack Flaherty

The Cardinals took a very high ceiling but also potentially expensive arm in the supplemental round. It looks like they may have a deal in place.

What could the Cardinals get in a Kozma trade?

The Cardinals have reportedly placed 2012's flash in the pan on the trade block.

Cardinals Sign Cuban INF Aledmys Diaz

Finally.

*Should We Think Twice About Aledmys Diaz?

Aledmys Diaz is a hot topic around baseball right now. Can his game translate to Major League Baseball? That remains to be seen. We contacted Joe Kehoskie to get his take on Diaz.

Cardinals Interested in Cuban SS Aledmys Diaz

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals brought free agent Aledmys Diaz in for a workout today and are prepared to make an offer.

The Cardinals' Winter Meetings are already over

John Mozeliak ruined the Winter Meetings for us by getting everything done ahead of time.