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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
reloading their roster, and will look to add as many quality pieces in the next
Stanton is not arbitration eligible until 2014, meaning he
won’t hit the free agent market until after the 2016 season. Still, Frisaro
notes that he is “highly unlikely” to sign a long-term extension with the
Marlins. Stanton was extremely upset by the team’s fire sale this offseason.
For this reason the Marlins are likely to eventually trade
Stanton for a bevy of prospects, according to Frisaro. Over three seasons in
the league the 23-year-old has hit .270/.350/.553.
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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.
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...
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.
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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