Originally posted on MLB Buzz  |  Last updated 1/1/13
The Seattle Mariners and Miami Marlins have had discussions about a trade that would send outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to Seattle, but one source told FOXSports.com that a deal appears doubtful at this point. After failing to sign free agent Josh Hamilton, the Mariners still are looking for a big bat to help what was the American League’s worst offense in 2012. The Mariners traded for Kendrys Morales and signed veteran outfielders Jason Bay and Raul Ibañez. But they need more run production for the middle of their lineup. The Mariners have the sort of young pitching depth that could entice the Marlins to part with Stanton, a powerful right-handed slugger. Stanton has hit 93 career home runs and turned 23 years old in November. Of all players to debut after 1965, he has the second most home runs through his age 22 season; only Alex Rodriguez (106) has more, according to research through Baseball-Reference.com. Marlins assistant general manager Dan Jennings recently told Jim Bowden of MLB Network Radio th
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