Besides dumping Marc Rzepczynski, a move which everyone expected with the rise of Kevin Siegrist, the Cardinals stood pat.
In the past two seasons, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak made a move which paid dividends down the stretch and led to deep postseason runs.
With the Cardinals mired in a miserable losing streak when the deadline arrived, it came as a surprise to some Cardinal fans that a move wasn't made.
I am still a firm believer that Mozeliak is one of the smartest GM's in baseball. If he didn't deem a move necessary, he should be given the benefit of the doubt.
That said, here are three moves I thought the Cardinals could have made.