Dexter Fowler won't be making a surprise return to the Cubs next season.
Unable to find a trade that would satisfy their need and their wants, the Cardinals upped their offer to Dexter Fowler and hope to finalize a deal with him shortly, sources told the Post-Dispatch. Fowler arrived in St. Louis on Thursday night for a physical that will complete the deal. Sources described
The Angels asked the Cardinals about second baseman Kolten Wong this week, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation tweets. The Cardinals, though, greatly prefer to keep Wong, as MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch explained earlier this week. They see Wong's defensive ability as a plus, manager Mike Matheny says.