The Cardinals have announced that Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will not waive his no-trade clause to land in St. Louis.
The Cardinals and Giants have been reported to be deepest in talks to acquire the slugger.
#STLCards owner Bill DeWitt: “We had an agreement to acquire Stanton . . . We have been notified that he will not waive his no-trade clause to come to St. Louis.”— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 8, 2017
GM John Mozeliak: “We felt this was a great landing spot for him, but it was not meant to be.”