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Rumor Mill: Holliday deal imminent?

According to ESPN, the Cardinals and Athletics are working out the final details of a deal to bring Matt Holiday to St. Louis in exchange for top hitting prospect Brett Wallace, pitching prospect Clayton Mortensen and minpr league outfielder Shane Peterson.

Up for discussion is how much -- if any -- of the $6 million or so left on Matt Holliday's 2009 contract the A's will assume.'s Jon Heyman agrees a deal is very close. He Tweets that it appears to be a good deal for both sides and that the defensively challenged Wallace will be a great player in the DH using American League.