Marlins Have Two Heavyweights On Horizon

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Recently Juan C. Rodriguez over at the Sun-Sentinel was thinking out loud about the implications of the Braves' re-signing Freddie Freeman to an 8 year deal worth $135M on the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton. The basic conclusion is, the Marlins will have to pay. How much? About $128.5M for about the same amount of service time - and that would be if the Marlins signed Stanton … [Read more...]

Marlins and Jose Valverde Reaching Deal Described As Utterly False

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There are reports that the Marlins are close to signing reliever Jose Valverde to a one year deal - not so fast. Clark Spencer reports that this is most likely a Scott Boras trick, trying to drive up his client's value. Besides, the Marlins and Boras very rarely ever do business (see Ivan Rodriguez post 2003 season). While there has been contact there hasn't been any real … [Read more...]