Aside from Greg Maddux and Sean Casey, there were not that many big names going anywhere today. Scalamandre was not a top prospect so the Cardinals didn't give up too much if you ask me.
Acquired LHP Rheal Cormier from the Philadelphia Phillies for RHP Justin Germano; Acquired RHP Kyle Lohse from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for RHP Zach Ward.
Acquired 1B Sean Casey from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RHP Brian Rogers; Optioned the contract of 1B Chris Shelton to Triple-A Toledo.
St. Louis Cardinals
Acquired RHP Jorge Sosa from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Minor League RHP Rich Scalamandre.
Traded INF Todd Walker and cash considerations to the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league RHP Jose Ceda; Acquired INF Cesar Izturis from the Dodgers for RHP Greg Maddux.
Acquired LHP Jeremy Affeldt and RHP Denny Bautista from Kansas City in exchange for INF Ryan Shealy and RHP Scott Dohmann.
Kansas City Royals
Acquired RHP Jose Diaz from the Texas Rangers in exchange for 1B/DH Matt Stairs.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired INF Julio Lugo from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for INF Joel Guzman and nonroster OF Sergio Pedroza.
New York Mets
Acquired RHP Roberto Hernandez and LHP Oliver Perez from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for OF Xavier Nady.
New York Yankees
Traded RHP Shawn Chacon to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for OF Craig Wilson.
Acquired RHP Kip Wells from Pittsburgh in exchange for nonroster RHP Jesse Chavez