The Miami Marlins Are Giving An Ultimatum To Disgruntled Star Giancarlo Stanton

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FYI, it looks like the Stanton sweepstakes is down to the Giants, Dodgers and Cardinals - so, when TMZ Sports got Cohen - an STL superfan - out in NYC. he made sure Giancarlo knew all he'd be getting. Well, it's looking like this stove is about to heat up. Until he decides to come off his geographical preference, or the Dodgers announce they aren't interested in him at the Marlins' adjusted price tag, or he just decides he'd rather stay in Miami and try again next year, that's where the issue resides. The Giants were rumored to have offered four players including their top three prospects for the slugger this week.

Back in the middle of November, Jon Morosi tweeted that teams told the Marlins that Stanton's contract is what he would receive on the open market.

Todd Frazier would make a lot of sense for the Mets at third, especially since David Wright is not someone they can rely on any longer.

The Giants and Marlins have reportedly agreed on a general framework, but the decision ultimately comes down to Stanton. They're not ideal situations for Stanton, but his hands might be tied.

While it may or may not seal the deal for Stanton to call The Lou his next baseball home, it's always nice hearing and seeing our town's famous brethren singing it's praises.

Stanton appears inclined to wait for complete clarity [on #Dodgers interest] before fully embracing other alternatives.
On one hand, it would be horrific to see a presence like Giancarlo Stanton in a Giants' uniform.

Whether it's La Taqueria in the Mission District or Tacolicious over on Valencia Street, it won't be hard to find a good taco or tequila around San Francisco, though it might be a good idea to hold off on the tequila until the offseason.

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