Giancarlo Stanton to Dodgers Starting to Seem More Plausible

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A little bit ago I wrote about how it seemed very unlikely that Giancarlo Stanton would be a member of the Dodgers in 2018. While it is still far from fruition, it does seem more plausible than it did a few weeks ago.

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Winter Meetings Could Finally Shift 2017-18 Offseason into Full Gear

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Yu Darvish has been traded to the Dodgers.” It’s a statement that rang throughout baseball at about 1:15PM PST on July 31st, 2017. As fans waited anxiously by their TVs and laptops, phones in hand refreshing Twitter and watching MLB Network, news arrived like a gentle snow in the middle of January.

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Dodgers Rumors: The Latest on Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani

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Normally, when baseball’s Winter Meetings are less than a week from their commencement, speculation surrounding free agent signings and potential trades of dozens of players are swirling like crazy around the baseball blogosphere. However, this year seems to have a bit of a different flavor, as most of the news around the league is about  two players only—Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani.

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Stanton Wants to Play for Dodgers, and a Trade Is Starting to Make Sense

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Get ready, Dodger fans, a trade for Giancarlo Stanton might be the spark the Dodgers need to win the World Series in 2018. Picture this: Stanton in left, Chris Taylor in center, and Yasiel Puig in right. Should this dream outfield become a reality, the Dodgers will have flipped the script of the 2018 season.

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Dodgers Roster: Outlining the Biggest Holes Heading into 2018

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Despite the Dodgers making just a few run-of-the-mill roster transactions so far this offseason, the front office has been relatively quiet, although rumors continue to swirl identifying slugger Giancarlo Stanton and Japanese superstar Shohei Otani as potential targets. But while adding Stanton and/or Otani isn’t exactly out of the realm of impossibility, it’s very much unlikely, as the Los Angeles management crew may be inclined to take a more economical route at filling out the roster.

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Giancarlo Stanton to Dodgers: Fun to Think About, but Unlikely

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There have been some rumors running around lately that Los Angeles is where Giancarlo Stanton would most like to land, since the Marlins have made it known that the NL MVP is very likely to be traded this offseason. And why wouldn’t it be?

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Why Giancarlo Stanton Ending Up With Giants Shouldn’t Worry Dodgers Fans

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It’s all but official—Giancarlo Stanton is getting traded. This is a logical move by the Marlins, as new ownership looks to shake things up and lighten the payroll. In the past week, two teams have reportedly been linked to Stanton and are looking to complete a deal—the St. Lois Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants.

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