The Opening Drive

Cardinals President of Baseball Operations, John Mozeliak

Mo joins Karraker & Smallmon to break down the Cardinals moves at the deadline, how close the Cardinals were to getting a deal down with the Nationals for Soto or anyone else, how online misinformation can trickle down to the clubhouse, how it feels for players to get his reassurance that they’re staying, breaking down how the Montgomery deal came together so late, not getting far enough into the discussion to worry about Soto’s extension, Quintana’s consistency, Flaherty on pace to make a rehab start soon, the depth in the staff now with Pallante moving back into the bullpen, if we’ll see Jordan Walker in the major this year, why Mo thinks he could be a CF one day, how they will handle RF the rest of the season and why he thinks it’s ridiculous to state that he “Built a World Series team”

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