The person who controls the purse strings is now in Philadelphia.
"In terms of major changes for this team, I wouldn't anticipate that happening,'' General Manager Larry Beinfest said. "If something makes sense and I think we can help ourselves now and in the future, I think we'll look at that.''
Manager Joe Girardi is not planning on welcoming any new faces by Monday's 4 p.m. deadline.
When asked about Willis and Cabrera, he had this to say:
I guess that is good to hear but it is not completely reassuring. Last year he said the same thing about Delgado during the season and last time I checked Carlos wasn't in a Marlins uniform.
That said, I will be downright shocked if Willis and/or Cabrera is traded.
[Update 2] For our visitors: the news from Miami is in and there is no mention of the rumor being true.