The trade deadline is approaching. Innings are racking up. The postseason is within sight. This is the state of the St. Louis Cardinals and Major League Baseball right now.

Fans of all teams are asking the tough questions, and I was lucky enough to have an expert on hand!

I recently had the opportunity to talk to writer Anna McDonald before this weekend’s series with the Atlanta Braves. Read on to find out what she thinks about potential trades, the Cardinals’ success thus far and what they can do to improve.

Note: All quotes were obtained firsthand, unless otherwise indicated.

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