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The Texas Rangers have said that they are interested in
retaining Jurickson Profar even with the presence of shortstop Elvis Andrus,
but T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that the team would trade the top prospect
“in the blink of an eye” if they were able to obtain Tampa Bay Rays left-handed
starting pitcher David Price or Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton.
Sullivan notes that both Price and Stanton are under team
control through the 2015 and ’16 seasons, so neither player would be considered
a short-term rental. For this reason, he gets the sense that Texas would be
willing to part with Profar in a package for either player.
The Rays are considered contenders this season, and they
already traded away veteran James Shields over the winter. It doesn’t appear as
if Price will be made available until next offseason at the earliest.
Stanton could be another story, as the Marlins are off to a
slow start and aren’t expected to contend this season after their winter fire sale. While the Marlins are maintaining otherwise, Stanton could follow fellow
high-profile players Hanley Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez, Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson
and Mark Buerhle out the door via trade.
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Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Three Notable Texas League Peformances
2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Double-A Texas League
3. Today’s Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game)
4. Today’s Game Odds, Translated into Winning Percentages
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