Giancarlo Stanton "internally". I say... Clark Spencer's source is bullshitting him. According to Spencer:
"The Marlins are not shopping Stanton. They are not dangling him like the carrot at the end of a stick. They are not floating his name to other teams... Simply put, the Marlins "are not moving him," according to a source I spoke with. They haven't even "discussed" it internally. The team's plans calling for Stanton to start the season with the club and occupy the clean-up spot have "not changed at all," according to another source with knowledge of the Marlins' intentions."
Spencer's full piece is HERE. Sure, you can read what Spencer wrote and say "case closed", but the underlying part of that quote above is what's to say that a team, like the Yankees, or the Red Sox, or the Mariners can give a call and make a deal so sweet, they won't bite? Any one of those teams could call and say, "Hey, we have 5 guys we're ready to move to Miami for Stanton, let's make a deal...". You're going to sit here and tell me that it wouldn't happen? I'm telling you, baseball is a business. Owners, GM's, Assistant GMs, especially Dan Jennings talk out of both sides of their mouth to get what they want, not the fans... remember that. And lately, I'm not going to lie, "sources familiar with the situation" aren't always familiar with the situation... you know what I mean?
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