To no big surprise, it has surfaced that Giancarlo Stanton's preferred destination is Los Angeles, although he has not formally rejected any offer that has been presented to him by the Marlins thus far. The faintest idea of Stanton and Cody Bellinger hitting back-to-back in the same lineup has set imaginations running wild.
The baseball Winter Meetings are approaching quickly, and (believe it or not) there are numerous stories other than Giancarlo Stanton's future to follow as the Marlins enter the busiest time of the off-season, including the team's position in the race for Japan's Shohei Ohtani.
A Stanton trade may have actually been completed by the time the Meetings begin on December 10th, as experts reckon that the pressures of the market for pricey free agents may force Miami to pull the trigger sooner rather than later.
However, by trying to save the most money, the Marlins are likely going to trade an outfielder who wants to be in Miami and try to build around another outfielder who will leave when given the chance, which does not sound like a good idea in the long run.
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