Derek Jeter

Manfred: Marlins fans shouldn't be upset if Stanton dealt

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks Miami Marlins fans should be understanding if the team's new owners trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton.

Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter became the team's chief executive officer when a group headed by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman bought the team last month in a $1.2 billion deal. Jeter said this week the Marlins must cut payroll and are listening to offers for Stanton, who won his first NL MVP award Thursday.

"Look, I think that it's important for new owners to come in, evaluate the state of their franchise, decide where they think they're headed long term and kind of write with a clean slate,"...

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