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Playing the A.J. Waiting Game

The Cardinals are nervously waiting to see if A.J. Burnett will accept their invitation to join them. But, other big players remain in the mix.

The Cardinals' interest in free agent starting pitcher A.J. Burnett is legitimate and serious. The team wants a firm answer to their offer prior to the Winter Meetings and have reportedly been promised that they will get one. They also continue to work on trade possibilities, assuming a starting pitching surplus for the short-term. As the rumor stands right how, the Cardinals have the leading...