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More Denials on the Willis Trade

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There aren't many people in the front office I trust.  Loria has been somewhat upfront as the Marlins owner but he has to be watched and watched very closely.  Samson, I'm not sure how far I could throw him but I'm guessing it isn't very far.

Larry Beinfest, on the other hand, I do trust.  And when he comes out with a statement concerning a trade deal, I take note.

General Manager Larry Beinfest isn't one to comment on trade rumors. The absurdity of this one was enough to prompt him to address it.

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"What gnaws at me in this instance is the phone call was never made," Beinfest said. "I've talked to Omar three times since New Year's. Once because of a rainout in spring training, the second to check on the availability of a minor league player and after the rainout at Shea Stadium."

Since Beinfest is saying the trade offering of Willis is a load of crap, my inclination is to believe him.