Cardinals Rumors: GM Says St. Louis Isn't Close On Any Potential Trades

The St. Louis Cardinals have been busy bargain hunting as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches, but general manager John Mozeliak recently reiterated that the team is not close to completing any deal. Although the Arizona Diamondbacks dispatched a scout to follow the Cardinals earlier in the week, Mozeliak has told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he's "not finding the right fit out there right now." Here is a bit of what he had to say, as reported by Goold:

"We've kicked the tires," Mozeliak said. "It's just we're not finding the right fit out there right now."

The cost of several available starters, like Tampa Bay righty James Shields, has proved to be unappealing for the Cardinals.

Mozeliak called the market "fluid." He added that the team had nothing "going."

Things could certainly change before the trade deadline passes at 3 p.m. CT, but it looks like there won't be any blockbuster moves for the Cardinals.

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