As the All-Star Game is now in our rear-view mirror, it's now time to look ahead to the Trade Deadline. Despite the fact that Stanton has always been in the center of trade rumors for the past few seasons, the All-Star Outfielder is still open to staying around with the Marlins.
Despite hitting 0-for-3 during his first All-Star Game, the following video showcases how excited Giancarlo Stanton was about his experiences at Target Field.
While Stanton was the favorite going into the Home Run Derby, Miami's power threat fizzled out during the semifinals
Even though he was a late addition to the National League All-Star team, Henderson Alvarez is still extremely deserving of the newly found recognition. In the following Miami Herald piece, a slew of National League All-Stars discuss the continued excellence of Alvarez.
RantSports' Ryan Gaydos takes a look at how Garrett Jones has been thriving in his platoon role with Miami.
Around the League
Some of the game's greatest heap their praise on the final All-Star Game performance of future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter.
Earlier this season, baseball legend Tony Gwynn passed away after a long-term battle with throat cancer. While it would seem obvious for the league to honor a legend during their Mid-Summer Classic, a slew of baseball writers clearly noticed that the league made no mention of the passing of Gwynn.
As the world was giving a standing ovation to Derek Jeter after his final All-Star Game, the CBS News twitter account was a little too quick with their praise of the Yankees shortstop.
Perhaps this could be in response to FOX forgetting to honor Tony Gwynn during their broadcast of the Mid-Summer Classic, but the Padres tweeted out a fantastic tribute to their fallen legend.
I'm not sure if they're fancy enough to be "infographics," so we'll let you decide that.
Heading into the All-Star break, the Miami Marlins internally discussed the need to add both a starting pitcher and second baseman. Jacob Turner could be slotted into the rotation come July 22 if the Marlins choose to hold off on a move.
How did two Miami Marlins standouts get to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game? Let's highlight the seasons of Giancarlo Stanton and Henderson Alvarez, the two Marlins representatives in tonight's contest.
In his Sunday baseball notes column, Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe notes that the Marlins have been receiving calls on Giancarlo Stanton after dropping their final two series before the All-Star break. Miami will reportedly seek a starter and second baseman before the deadline.
The Miami Marlins have mentioned that they have no interest in trading Casey McGehee in 2014. But he is exactly the sort of buy-low, sell-high asset a team like Miami should utilize.