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Viva El Birdos Dec 8, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals Winter Meetings Roundup

Analysis of the St. Louis Cardinals free-agent and trade rumors from the MLB Winter Meetings. The St. Louis Cardinals traded Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to the Boston Red Sox at last year's trade deadline in exchange for veteran righthander John Lackey. The Cardinals traded for Lackey in order to add a veteran innings-eater with an October pedigree to a starting rotation that had been sapped by injury. It also didn't hurt that Lackey's contract with the Red Sox contained a unique club option: If Lackey suffered an injury to his throwing arm that cost him significant time, a club option for...
Viva El Birdos Dec 8, 2014

Why are the St. Louis Cardinals willing to rework John Lackey's contract?

The Cardinals don't have to give John Lackey a raise, so what are they going to get in return if they do so? The St. Louis Cardinals traded Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to the Boston Red Sox at last year's trade deadline in exchange for veteran righthander John Lackey. The Cardinals traded for Lackey in order to add a veteran innings-eater with an October pedigree to a starting rotation that had been sapped by injury. It also didn't hurt that Lackey's contract with the Red Sox contained a unique club option: If Lackey suffered an injury to his throwing arm that cost him significant time, a...

Cardinals GM not opposed to improving Lackey deal

The St. Louis Cardinals have John Lackey at a bargain price next season, but may be willing to sweeten the deal.
Rotoworld Dec 3, 2014

Cardinals to discuss reworking Lackey's deal - John Lackey (S) St Louis Cardinals

Cardinals GM John Mozeliak will meet with the agent for John Lackey at next week's Winter Meetings to discuss reworking the right-hander's contract for 2015.
KFFL Dec 3, 2014

Cardinals | Contract tweak for John Lackey?

St. Louis Cardinals SP John Lackey's agent will meet with general manager John Mozeliak during ...

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