This is one of the few pics of Stanton I could find with clothes on (c/o SI)
Giancarlo Stanton is a stud.
I don’t need to post a slew of stats to prove that to you. I know it, you know it, Ruben Amaro Jr. knows it. Heck, everyone in baseball knows it.
That’s why, if the young right-handed, power-hitting right fielder is dealt, he will be auctioned off to the highest bidder and the Miami Marlins will receive an embarrassment of riches in return.
The Phillies do not have said riches to offer to the Marlins, who would ask for even more in return from a division rival. If they did, the team’s outlook wouldn’t be so bleak and Jimmy Rollins wouldn’t be forced to walk around with his head down and the sad Charlie Brown music playing after being forced to admit the Phillies are no longer the team to beat.
So it goes.
More importantly, the Phillies need more than a right-handed bat (which might be why they’ve been linked to every player in baseball this offseason). Just to …read more