Carlos Beltran

Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings start

For sale: 28-year-old chiseled slugger who led the major leagues with 59 home runs, the most in 16 years.

Price: $295 million over a decade.

Complication: Giancarlo Stanton only goes where he wants to, since the star right fielder has a full no-trade provision.

Now under a new ownership group that put former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter in charge of baseball and business operations, the Miami Marlins have concluded their payroll-paring regime is willing to explore trades of Stanton and other high-priced players.

"I think over the next few days I'll get a feel for what the marketplace is for our players," Marlins president of baseball operations...

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