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  • #74131
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    That is true about the farm systems. Mad trader Jerry Dipoto has raided the farm with all of his trades.

    Other factors would be that the Mariners probably don’t have the payroll capacity the Cardinals have and the Mariners probably look around the AL and see the Red Sox, Astros, and Yankees, and say to themselves “we don’t have a chance”. I mean the Rays won 90 games last year and got nothing but a complimentary set of steak knives.

    The Cards, on the other hand, look around at the NL and say “with the right couple of moves we can beat those guys.”

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    If the Cards could pry Diaz from Seattle without giving up Hicks (maybe Hudson as the centerpiece?), sign Kimbrel, and Jmart for Taylor Rogers…that could be an elite bullpen:

    Kimbrel
    Diaz
    Hicks
    Rogers
    Shreve
    Brebbia
    Leone
    Mayers

    And that’s to say nothing about the guys who might not be in the rotation such as Gant, Ponce, Weaver, Waino and Reyes.

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    From today’s Post Dispatch on the GM meetings.

    “The Cardinals have varying interest in lefty relievers Zach Britton and Andrew Miller, though they have some caution with the veteran Miller and his recent missed time. And at the same time, the Cardinals have gathered intel on Harper’s desires, Mike Moustakas’ market and Josh Donaldson, too.”

    I guess its a start for the boys upstairs.

    #74623
    Brian WaltonBrian Walton
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    My questions are very simple:

    “How big?”
    “Which edge?”

    #74625
    Avatar858booyah
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    Just a bunch of owner speak.

    We’ll see how big of a cliff.

    #74626
    stlcard25stlcard25
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    More from BDW…

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    One thing the Cardinals need to keep in mind while trying to make moves this winter is how they are going to structure this team for the next few years. Over the next few years there are quite a few important pieces of this team that will have the opportunity to leave the team.

    After 2019:
    Carpenter (2020 team option)
    Gyorko (2020 team option)
    Mikolas
    Wainwright
    Ozuna
    Wacha

    After 2020:
    Molina
    Carpenter
    Gyorko
    Wong (2021 team option)

    After 2021:
    Wong

    There are others like Gregerson, Fowler, Cecil, Shreve, Leone and Layne that I didn’t include

    #75002
    jj-cf-stljj-cf-stl
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    Gyorko for 13mil in 2020 shouldnt happen. I don’t see him here that season.

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    With Munoz making the team last year, and if Wisdom can do well this year, I wouldn’t see Gyorko on the team next year either

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