Quite the whirlwind morning, if you’ve spent any time on Twitter. But it seems like the inevitable has happened, with Colby Rasmus being traded.
Nothing has been officially announced by the Cardinals yet, but here’s what Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting:
The Cardinals have traded center fielder Colby Rasmus and relievers P.J. Walters and Trever Miller to the Toronto Blue Jays in a multi-player package including starting pitcher Edwin Jackson, relievers Octavio Dotel and Marc Rzepczynski and outfielder Corey Patterson, according to sources familiar with the situation. An announcement could come early this afternoon.
The deal is pending approval by Major League Baseball since the Cardinals will receive cash considerations as part of the deal.
So, there you go. More later, as we sort this through and try to understand why Corey Patterson is apparently becoming a Cardinal, but let us know your thoughts. We’ve been on Twitter — we know there are many. Vent away …