Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/8/13

BRONX, NY - OCTOBER 19: Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria watches from the seats as his team takes on the New York Yankees in game 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series on October 19, 2003 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Bill Madden of the Daily News had an interesting quote in his article today about the Yankees and their apparent need for more power in the lineup. What caught my attention was a quote from a Marlins’ operative about the future of 22-year old All Star Giancarlo Stanton. According to Miami owner Jeffrey Loria, is “absolutely not available.” But despite Loria’s insistence, we all know everyone is available. It just depends on the price. Or as one Marlin operative told me the other day: “I understand Jeffrey’s getting killed in Miami over blowing up the team this winter and why he doesn’t want to trade Stanton. But how much more can we get killed? The fact is, this is the right time to trade Stanton. He’s never going to have more value than this. He’s already had some injury issues, and we’re never going to sign him to a long-term deal.” We’ve discussed the scenarios about what it would take to acquire Stanton from Miami just last week on MMO. The majority agreed it would take both of ou
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