Originally posted on Sun Sentinel  |  Last updated 1/12/12
In spite of the buzz out there about owner Jeffrey Loria meeting Scott Boras, who represents unsigned free agent Prince Fielder, the Marlins’ position on the slugging first baseman has not changed. According to a source who has spoken with their front office, they have not begun pursuing Fielder. The soon-to-be free agent to monitor is Yoenis Cespedes, who on Thursday will begin a winter ball stint with the Aguilas of the Dominican league. Marlins President David Samson during his weekly segment on 790 The Ticketsaid the Marlins are prepared to make a strong run once Cespedes gains his Dominican residency and Major League Baseball declares him a free agent. “Aggressive right to the point of stupidity, but not quite there,” said Samson, characterizing the club’s planned pursuit. “We think he’s a perfect fit for us, but it has to be sane. [We've] expressing interest, going to visit, making it very clear to his representatives and to him and his family that we think he should not be an...
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