The MLB trade deadline is still very far away, but like all things, it will be upon us very soon. So why not just start the trade speculation talk right now?
The St. Louis Cardinals have surprised many people with their incredibly hot start to the 2012 season. After losing key pieces from their World Series Championship squad in 2011, many people thought the Cardinals could not duplicate the same success in 2012.
Although the Cardinals are doing very well, they can always get better. Last year's blockbuster deal that sent St. Louis outfielder Colby Rasmus to Toronto and sent numerous players to St. Louis was one of the major reasons the Cardinals were able to rally from 10.5 games back and reach the playoffs.
Ultimately, like I mentioned before, they would end up winning the World Series.
So what moves could the Cardinals be looking at this year?
Here is a list of three areas in which the Cardinals could be looking to improve at the trade deadline this season.