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Sport Cardinals QB Drew Stanton sprained knee in loss to Seahawks, report says

01:02  12 november  2017
01:02  12 november  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich

  Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich The St. Louis Cardinals will reportedly make adding a quality outfielder a key part of their offseason agenda. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals will be in search of a middle-of-the-order hitter who will slot into the outfield. With the team unwilling to pay big bucks and compete in free agency for slugger J.D. Martinez, they are more likely to seek talks with the Miami Marlins, who are likely to make at least one of Giancarlo Stanton or Christian Yelich available. The Cardinals will also be in the market for one of the many late-inning relievers available, with closer Greg Holland at the top of their list. It looks like it’s going to be a big offseason in St. Louis, as the team has been linked to another big bat as well — though perhaps a less attainable one. It’s clear that missing the playoffs for two seasons in a row has not sat well with them.

Arizona quarterback Drew Stanton sprained his knee during the Cardinals ' 22-16 loss on Thursday, according to a report from ESPN, and he could miss possibly a game or two.

- Arizona quarterback Drew Stanton sprained his knee during the Cardinals ' 22-16 loss on Thursday, according to a report from ESPN , and he could miss possibly a game or two.

a baseball player holding a bat: Drew Stanton © Getty Images Drew Stanton With the ongoing conversations around the league of the danger of Thursday night football games, the Cardinals have another player to add to the list of injuries from their game against the Seahawks.

Arizona quarterback Drew Stanton sprained his knee during the Cardinals' 22-16 loss on Thursday, according to a report from ESPN, and he could miss possibly a game or two. According to unidentified sources, Blaine Gabbert will start at Houston in Week 11 if Stanton is ruled out.

The report also indicated that the Cardinals will sign former 49ers quarterback Matt Barkley as a result of Stanton's injury.

This is the second injury to a Cardinals quarterback after Carson Palmer broke his arm in October, keeping him out for at least eight weeks.

The Cardinals will play the Texans in Houston on Sunday with kickoff set for 1:00 p.m. ET.

Report: Giants are the favorites to land Giancarlo Stanton .
While the MLB world waits for the first shoe to drop, it’s looking more and more like NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton might head out west to the San Francisco Giants. According to this report from Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Miami Marlins have had “deeper discussions” with the Giants to trade their star outfielder. The Giants themselves are now seen as favorites to land Stanton.Source says Marlins and Giants have had "deeper discussions" on a Giancarlo Stanton deal. Believes Giants are favorites to land the NL MVP, though Cardinals may still be a factor.

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