Giancarlo Stanton Trade Offer from Giants Reportedly Revealed


The framework of a possible Giancarlo Stanton trade between the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals appears to be taking shape.

MLB Network's Jon Morosi previously reported the Marlins would accept a deal of Beede, Shaw and Joe Panik if the Giants committed to paying at least $250 million of the $295 million remaining on Stanton's contract.

"I said it last week and I still believe it, it's about 60-40 (percent) that Stanton comes to the Giants", Schulman said. This furthers the case on how Stanton was smart and when he signed his mega-deal he got a no-trade clause put in. Yes, the Marlins have floated threats of tearing down the team around Stanton if he doesn't approve a deal. "But our terms with the Marlins are clear". However, for a team with a below-market TV contract, no ballpark naming-rights deal, and major troubles selling tickets, the best path to cutting costs is first and foremost trading Stanton.

"I've looked at quotes about him from his agent [Joel Wolfe] that in the past have talked about he processes things very deliberately", Evans said. He's obviously passionate about winning, he's passionate about the game and really presented himself extremely well.

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The good news is that Stanton is reportedly deciding between ending up on the Giants or ending up on the Cardinals, which presumably won't take him additional weeks to figure out.

He called the pitcher and left-handed hitter an "impressive young man" who will be a two-way player.

"I think Shohei Ohtani is going to play both ways", Evans said.

San Francisco is looking to bounce back from a surprising season that ended with a last-place finish the NL West at 64-98.