Sport Report: Marlins would like to trade Stanton to Cardinals

20:43  09 november  2017
20:43  09 november  2017 Source:   Sportsnaut

Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich

  Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich The St. Louis Cardinals will reportedly make adding a quality outfielder a key part of their offseason agenda. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals will be in search of a middle-of-the-order hitter who will slot into the outfield. With the team unwilling to pay big bucks and compete in free agency for slugger J.D. Martinez, they are more likely to seek talks with the Miami Marlins, who are likely to make at least one of Giancarlo Stanton or Christian Yelich available. The Cardinals will also be in the market for one of the many late-inning relievers available, with closer Greg Holland at the top of their list. It looks like it’s going to be a big offseason in St. Louis, as the team has been linked to another big bat as well — though perhaps a less attainable one. It’s clear that missing the playoffs for two seasons in a row has not sat well with them.

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Marlins view the St . Louis Cardinals as an appealing suitor in a Stanton trade . Follow Larry Brown Sports on Twitter | Like us on Facebook for latest news.

The Cardinals have been linked to Giancarlo Stanton in trade speculation since the summer, and Despite Stanton ’s huge production last year, it seems inevitable that the Marlins will have to cover Specifically, the club would like to move the contract of star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton along with As I explored in discussing the Marlins ’ offseason options just yesterday, the team’s reported

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The Miami Marlins apparently have a trade partner in mind with regard to the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes.

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Marlins view the St. Louis Cardinals as an appealing suitor in a Stanton trade. The team has many premium pitching prospects, such as Alex Reyes and Jack Flaherty. They are also believed to be willing to part with some of them to bring Stanton to St. Louis.

One big problem for the Cardinals could be the fact that Stanton may prefer a move to one of the coasts, with the Midwest less appealing to him. Stanton has a full no-trade clause, so he will have significant leverage in determining his next destination if, as expected, the Marlins opt to move him this winter.

Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich

  Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich The St. Louis Cardinals will reportedly make adding a quality outfielder a key part of their offseason agenda. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals will be in search of a middle-of-the-order hitter who will slot into the outfield. With the team unwilling to pay big bucks and compete in free agency for slugger J.D. Martinez, they are more likely to seek talks with the Miami Marlins, who are likely to make at least one of Giancarlo Stanton or Christian Yelich available. The Cardinals will also be in the market for one of the many late-inning relievers available, with closer Greg Holland at the top of their list. It looks like it’s going to be a big offseason in St. Louis, as the team has been linked to another big bat as well — though perhaps a less attainable one. It’s clear that missing the playoffs for two seasons in a row has not sat well with them.

Teams with reported interest in Stanton include the Cardinals , Phillies, and Giants. But that looks like the next step for the Marlins , who have a shaky MLB roster and a barren farm system. The Marlins will also look to trade expensive infielders Dee Gordon and Martin Prado.

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The Cardinals are definitely interested, though we’re obviously a long way from any trade being done. Expect the Marlins to take some time assessing their options and figuring out what Stanton would be keen on.

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The Marlins slugger reportedly won't waive his no-trade clause and accept a trade to the Cardinals or Red Sox. However, NBC Sports Boston reported subequently that an unidentified person "with knowledge of Stanton's thinking" indicated that he has "a completely open mind" about teams that have shown interest in acquiring him.​With new owners taking over in Miami, Stanton has become subject to trade rumors in recent weeks and drawn interest from as many as seven teams, most prominently, according to MLB.com, the Cardinals, Red Sox, Dodgers, Phillies and Giants.However, ESPN.

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