Cue up the gif from The Office where Michael Scott says “Oh my god, OK it’s happening.”
We might have a Giancarlo Stanton trade coming up soon and it will finally be out of the way this offseason.
Oh and Shohei Ohtani might be narrowing down his decision on his team.
My Twitter feed turned into a crossover between the Bachelor and Shark Tank when teams were “out” one by one.
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To make a long story short, most teams outside the West Coast teams are out. Bob Nightengale of USA Today says GMs around baseball believe the Mariners are the favorite for Ohtani.
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Jon Morosi of MLB Network said the Marlins have agreed to general frameworks of trades with the Cardinals and the Giants.
Stanton controls the talks with his no trade clause. Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports says the Dodgers are his number one priority.
Craig Mish of Sirius XM added that he expects a trade for Stanton to be finalized in 2-3 days.
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In the non-Ohtani and non-Stanton part of baseball, the Padres extended A.J. Preller until 2022.
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Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post says the Nationals are out on Ohtani.
David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Gordon Blakeley is meeting with the Braves and inform them who else knew about the scandal.
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