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MLB Rumors: Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton yet to discuss contract extension

Sep 11, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) hits an RBI single during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Marlins agreed to a one year deal with Giancarlo Stanton on Friday, a deal which will keep the two sides from heading to arbitration.

And while the one year deal is nice, questions continue to loom over Stanton’s future with the club.

No team has a bigger history of trading away budding stars than the Marlins and you can’t help but wonder if the same fate will await Stanton, who will likely be far too expensive for the club when he hits free agency. Of course, that won’t happen until after the 2016 season but as Stanton progresses so does his paycheck.

Regardless, the Marlins – who have said they’re open to a contract extension – haven’t discussed such with Stanton according to MLB.com:

For months, Miami had stated it was open to discussing a multi-year deal with the 24-year-old right fielder. Such conversations never took place between the club and Stanton’s agent, Joel Wolfe of the Wasserman Media Group. The reason is both sides felt the timing wasn’t right.

With only two more arbitration years remaining after this season, when is the timing going to be right?

Topics: Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins

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