Cardinals GM John Mozeliak says he was never close to trading outfielder Oscar Taveras

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This is why Mozeliak is one of the better GM’s.

Originally posted on HardballTalk:

Oscar Taveras has been mentioned as a possible centerpiece in trade talks this week for top-tier starting pitchers like David Price and Jon Lester, but if Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak is to be believed that was all speculation from the outside.

This excerpt comes from Bernie Miklasz’s latest column on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website …

Mozeliak told me he was never close to trading Taveras and was amused by the speculation that had him moving Taveras.

The Cardinals got Justin Masterson from the Indians on Wednesday afternoon for Double-A outfielder James Ramsey and might be done dealing with a little under 24 hours to go before Thursday’s deadline.

Taveras has struggled in his first taste of the majors, but the 21-year-old Dominican was a .320/.376/.516 hitter in 436 minor league games and hasn’t exactly been used properly by manager Mike Matheny.

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