The pool is narrowing.
The pool is narrowing when it comes to teams still in the running to land Giancarlo Stanton. Until Friday, Stanton was playing cat and mouse with teams, not explicitly turning down trades by (we can only assume) turning his phone on Do Not Disturb mode and pretending not to see the texts about whether he wanted to play in San Francisco or St. Louis.
But now, he’s speaking up about where he will and won’t play.
First, he let the Cardinals know that he wouldn’t...