St. Louis Cardinals Rumors: Jordan Montgomery Linked to Division Rival

The Cincinnati Reds currently have a 54-46 record and are in a position to be buyers at the 2023 MLB Trade Deadline. They have been on the hunt for a starting pitcher, and one specific player who is on their radar is Jordan Montgomery.

The St. Louis Cardinals are expected to be sellers at the deadline, and Montgomery has been in the rumor mill because of it. It is understandable, as he will be an unrestricted free agent at season's end, and the Cardinals are out of the playoff race. Thus, he is a clear rental candidate.

Montgomery would be a major addition to the Reds' rotation if acquired. He would immediately make them look better on paper as they aim to continue their underdog story.

In 19 appearances this season with the Cardinals, Montgomery sports a 6-7 record to go along with a 3.14 ERA.

We will need to wait and see if the Reds end up acquiring Montgomery before the deadline passes from here.

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