The trade market is rife with starting pitching talent — much more so than in recent years. For a Cincinnati team desperate to improve its rotation, this is welcome news. The free-agent market for starters is fairly top-heavy, giving the Reds a lot of competition to overcome to sign a big name such as Patrick […]

We hear often that the St. Louis Cardinals are God’s gift to major league baseball. We hear they do everything the right way. The national media never misses the chance to put the saint in St. Louis. Right now, the Cardinals are the class of the NL Central in the standings. They have won the […]