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Ever since the Miami Marlins decided to basically start from scratch and throw most of what they did this past offseason out the window, no one has been more unhappy than Giancarlo Stanton. The 23-year-old outfielder is one of the brightest young stars in the game, and he is not thrilled about having to be part of a rebuilding project.
When Miami traded Mark Buehrle and Jose Reyes to the Blue Jays, Stanton immediately took to Twitter to rip his team for the move. He offered no apologies several days later, reiterating the fact that he is unhappy with the team’s approach and feels sorry for the fans. Many believe Stanton wants to be traded, but the Marlins are unlikely to deal him. That doesn’t mean the phone lines aren’t open.
“We’ve never not listened to a deal on any player,” assistant GM Dan Jennings told Jim Bowden on SiriusXM radio, via the Palm Beach Post. “We’ve always been willing to listen… But what we are not going to do is move a player for less than what we value their a...
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While the Miami Marlins are currently in no rush to trade
slugger Giancarlo Stanton, “it is appearing more inevitable” that the outfielder
will be traded sometime before he reaches free agency, reports Joe Frisaro of
It is appearing more inevitable that sometime before he
reaches free agency that Stanton will be moved, because the Marlins are
For the last few months, the Miami Marlins have been insistent on the fact that Giancarlo Stanton would not be available. He is under team control through 2017, so the Marlins can expect to afford him for the next few seasons. However, since their fire sale began, there has been increasing interest in Stanton. Now, the Marlins may be changing their tune a bit.
The Marlins after gutting their roster, have aspirations of not finishing in last place in the NL East. Up until recently, the team has been unwilling to trade Giancarlo Stanton. But according to Jim Bowden of ESPN and XM Radio, Assistant GM Dan Jennings stated that the team will listen to offers for Stanton but will not seek offers out and do not want to trade him.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. White-Hot News: Vazquez Would Consider Joining Contender
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3. SCOUT Leaderboards: Venezuelan Winter League
White-Hot News: Vazquez Would Consider Joining Contender
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The Miami Marlins have said they’re willing to listen to offers on outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, and the Seattle Mariners have reached
out regarding the slugger, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
Mariners have contacted Marlins about Giancarlo Stanton, but one source I talked with doubts a trade will occur.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) January 1, 2013