The Cardinals are back in the market for a lefty bullpenner, according to Fox's Ken Rosenthal.
This must be a mistake. GM John Mozeliak has crafted a virtual all-star roster of contenders for the second lefty relief spot that includes luminaries like Royce Ring, Ian Ostlund and Charlie Manning. How can you improve on a guy with an 8-plus ERA, a minor leaguer and a guy who was released by the Nationals, he asked sarcastically.
Dennys Reyes, Will Ohman and Joe Beimel are supposedly on the wish list. If the Cardinals sign one of them to replace the current trio battling for the job, it will be just the latest example of the team's cheapness coming back to bite it.
If the team would have just signed a decent reliever in the first place, it would have saved the cash of bringing in three scrubs to try to fill the position.