Miami is close to signing Christian Yelich to a long-term extension, however another Marlins outfielder is not in a hurry to be locked up. According to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro, Marcell Ozuna, represented by Scott Boras, is willing to wait.
With two-thirds of the Marlins' young outfield trio about to be locked up long term, what is next for Marcell Ozuna? For now, the 24-year-old center fielder is prepared to wait at least another year before considering an extension.
Marlins Manager Mike Redmond believes Yelich could be a future batting champion. He has a smooth left-handed swing, and anything is possible.
Miami's offer to Yelich was not formed overnight. The Marlins made an initial offer, and ensured Giancarlo Stanton was signed first.
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Yelich's extension does not include a no-trade clause. The Stanton deal was an exception.
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