No frills here - just gettin' down and dirty with the hottest off-season rumors affecting the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cardinals are waiting on Luis Gonzalez
or Aubrey Huff
to decide before dealing Chris Duncan
or Juan Encarnacion
, even if they were going to.
Braden Looper is generating serious interest. The Boston Red Sox are a possible trading partner.
The Cards have a very good shot at Jason Schmidt. They did not lowball his offer, and though it is a three-year deal, they feel he could accept.
Talks still continue with Atlanta regarding Tim Hudson.
The Octavio Dotel talks are getting more serious.