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Viva El Birdos Jul 13, 2016

The Cardinals should not trade for relief pitching

With consideration of 2011, Alex Reyes and the dumpster fire that is the relief pitcher market. On July 27, 2011, the Cardinals traded Colby Rasmus for a package of players that included relievers Octavio Dotel and Mark Rzepczynski. That savvy trade steadied the shaky bullpen, allowed the Cardinals to reach the playoffs and eventually win their 11th World Championship. Or so the story goes. While it's true Dotel and Rzepczynski played well over the next 2.5 months, I feel like their value gets overstated. Frankly, every move gets sprinkled with magic pixie dust in a season that ends in a...

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