Monday, December 4, 2017

Giancarlo Gridlock: No Trade Coming Any Time Soon

(AP Photo)
Well, the various "imminent" trades of Giancarlo Stanton are not quite as "imminent-y" as we once thought. According to's Jerry Crasnick, a trade of the NL MVP "isn't close to completion". Crasnick reports that the two "general framework" deals with the Giants and Cardinals are complicated with "a lot of moving pieces". Apparently, the big "moving piece" is Stanton's stubborn hold on his no-trade clause. This is quickly turning into a debacle for Derek Jeter—who understandably wants to unload Stanton's ridiculous salary. Stay tuned!