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Larry Brown Sports

Cardinals, Luke Gregerson reportedly agreed to two-year deal

The St Louis Cardinals went into the Winter Meetings looking to add new pieces to their team, and they got off to a good start on Sunday. The Cardinals and reliever Luke Gregerson agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Free-agent reliever Luke Gregerson in agreement with #STLCards on...Read More

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Cardinals out of hunt on Giancarlo Stanton

The St Louis Cardinals tried their best to get Giancarlo Stanton, but that won’t be happening. The team announced on Friday that despite their efforts to get the slugger to waive his no-trade clause and accept a deal to play for them, Stanton wouldn’t budge. Hence, they are moving on. #STLCards owner Bill DeWitt: “We...Read More

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Report: Marlins will have to eat at least $50 million to trade Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton is forcing the Miami Marlins’ hand. Both the Giants and Cardinals announced in statements on Friday that Stanton is unwilling to waive his no-trade clause to join either team, which means both are out of the running for the reigning NL MVP. The Giants announce that they, too, are out on Stanton. Here’s...Read More

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants ‘impressed’ in meetings with Stanton, Ohtani, who comments on Posey’s ‘great aura’

Giancarlo Stanton loves to play at AT&T Park, and Shohei Ohtani loves Buster Posey’s “great aura.” Those were two of the takeaways in the Giants’ meetings with the two players they’re pursuing the most, according to general manager Bobby Evans in a Chronicle interview on Thursday. Evans confirmed the Giants came to terms with the Marlins on a trade for Stanton that’s contingent on the right fielder approving it. The Giants and Cardinals have been the most aggressive pursuers, though it’s believed Stanton, who has a full no-trade clause, is...

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Report: Marlins have agreed to Giancarlo Stanton trade with Giants, Cardinals

The Miami Marlins have reportedly agreed to the framework of a Giancarlo Stanton trade with both the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants, but it’s up to the slugger to decide if he wants to play for either team. Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported on Sunday that the Marlins agreed to the terms...Read More

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Report: Giancarlo Stanton unlikely to accept trade to Cardinals

Those close to Giancarlo Stanton would reportedly be very surprised if he accepts a trade to the St. Louis Cardinals. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, several people close to the Marlins believe there is very little chance of Stanton accepting a trade to the Cardinals — or anywhere in the midwest. Sources close...Read More

Belleville News Democrat

Cardinals must land Stanton to reverse perception that Busch Stadium is no longer baseball heaven for players

Whose fault will it be if Giancarlo Stanton actually does invoke his no-trade protection to stop a potential deal to the St. Louis Cardinals? While a lot of people seem …

Belleville News Democrat

Stanton gives Marlins list of acceptable trade partners

Giancarlo Stanton has shared information with the Miami Marlins that may bring some closure to several of the teams reported to be contenders for his services, the St. Louis Cardinals …

Belleville News Democrat

The negativity of some so-called St. Louis Cardinals fans is nauseating

While I can’t predict if the St. Louis Cardinals will come through in their efforts to land reigning National League Most Valuable Player Giancarlo Stanton in trade, it’s sadly predictable …

Belleville News Democrat

Pitching prospect part of Cardinals’ trade offer for Giancarlo Stanton

Trade talks for National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton heated up over the weekend with the Miami Marlins receiving official bids from both the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals. …

Larry Brown Sports

Report: Cardinals make formal trade offer for Giancarlo Stanton

The St. Louis Cardinals’ pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton is as real as it gets. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported on Sunday that the Cardinals have made a formal trade offer for Stanton. Source: #STLCards have made a formal trade offer to #Marlins for Giancarlo Stanton. @MLB @MLBNetwork — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 19, 2017 The...Read More

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Cardinals have reportedly expressed interest in Eric Hosmer

Could Eric Hosmer go from one rival to another? According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the St. Louis Cardinals have registered an interest in the free agent first baseman, formerly of the Kansas City Royals. One source called Hosmer “a good fit” for what the Cardinals envision as far as building their...Read More

ESPN

Rumor Central: Cardinals, Rays discuss possible trade for Alex Colome

Rumor Central: Cardinals, Rays discuss possible trade for Alex Colome

Grand Rapids Press

Tigers sign Mark Montgomery to minor-league deal

General manager Al Avila said there are other minor-league signings in progress that hes not yet ready to announce. Montgomery (MILB photo)  ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers have signed right-handed pitcher Mark Montgomery, the first of many minor-league free agents the team is likely to pursue this season. Montgomery, 27, spent six years in the New York Yankees organization before signing with the St. Louis Cardinals last April.  He's 22-11 with a 2.35 ERA in 352 career innings, all in the minors. Last year for Triple-A Memphis, Montgomery went 5-1 with a...

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Marlins reportedly have talked Giancarlo Stanton trade with four teams

The Miami Marlins are open to trading Giancarlo Stanton, and they reportedly have spoken with four teams about the slugger. MLB Network reporter Jon Morosi reported on Friday evening that the Marlins have talked with the Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies about Stanton. Talks are expected to heat...Read More