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Matt Holiday to St. Louis 

Post#1 » by slaterbug » Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:46 pm

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=4353256

The Athletics and Cardinals have completed a trade that sends outfielder Matt Holliday to St. Louis in exchange for third baseman Brett Wallace, outfielder Shane Peterson and right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.
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Re: Matt Holiday to St. Louis 

Post#2 » by mizzoupacers » Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:56 pm

I think the front office gave up too much for what could very well turn out to be a two-month rental.

It's a win-now move that will be justified if (1) we make the postseason, (2) Holliday can be brought back next season at a reasonable salary, and (3) Wallace eventually proves he can't play anywhere but first base or DH.

Man, I hope the Cardinals didn't just get fleeced by Oakland again (like in the Mulder trade). What the hell, I'll hope for the best.
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Re: Matt Holiday to St. Louis 

Post#3 » by boogiesdad » Fri Aug 7, 2009 9:11 am

This has been an amazing pickup for the Cards. Lets just hope Pujols can finish strong.

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