Cards acquire Bourjos, trade Freese to Angels
MLB.com has confirmed that the Cardinals are nearing a deal that would net them outfielder Peter Bourjos from the Angels. Third baseman David Freese would be involved in the trade as well. The deal is not yet finalized and could include other players and/or money changing hands.
UPDATE (1:45 p.m. CT): The trade is official and has been announced. Also going to the Angels is right-handed reliever Fernando Salas. The Cardinals also acquire Minor League outfielder Randal Grichuk in the deal.
Check MLB.com for updates throughout the afternoon. GM John Mozeliak is scheduled to meet with the St. Louis media at 3 pm.
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