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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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.