Who Won the Paul Goldschmidt Trade?

Just a day after starting pitcher Patrick Corbin signed with the Nationals and outfielder Chris Owings landed in Kansas City, the rebuilding Arizona Diamondbacks traded franchise cornerstone Paul Goldschmidt to the Cardinals for pitcher Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, infielder Andy Young and a 2019 Compensation Round B draft pick.   In his final 100…

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The Curious Roster Status of Juan Nicasio Comes to an End

Potentially tying a bow on one of the more odd transaction storylines in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies traded reliever Juan Nicasio to the Cardinals for their No. 19 prospect, second baseman Eliezer Alvarez. Nicasio has been one of baseball’s most effective relievers this season, owning a 2.79 ERA and 61 strikeouts across 61 1/3 frames…

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Is This the End for Carson Palmer?

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is noncommittal on a return for the 2017 season. The 37-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner and the first overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft has played 14 seasons in the NFL for three teams. Story to watch: A month after the season, #AZCardinals don’t know if Carson Palmer &…

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