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Marlins reportedly asking for Ronald Acuna in any Christian Yelich deal

Marlins reportedly asking for Ronald Acuna in any Christian Yelich deal

Nope Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich expressed his desire to be traded through his agent earlier this week but that apparently has not lessened the asking price. In a segment for MLB Network, Peter Gammons reported that the Marlins told the Atlanta Braves that they are willing to move Yelich in a trade but discussions begin and end with top prospect Ronald Acuna. Yelich’s agent told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick earlier this week that his client’s relationship with the Marlins was “irretrievably broken.” He added to that statement on Wednesday saying that he is thinking of...
TalkingChop Jan 17, 2018
Atlanta Braves news: Who will capitalize on Yelich’s discontent?

Atlanta Braves news: Who will capitalize on Yelich’s discontent?

Christian Yelich has made it clear that he is currently extremely unhappy with the Marlins. Will the Braves be the team to make him happy again? BRAVES NEWS Yelich’s agent: “Our relationship with Miami is broken” Even though there hasn’t been much movement on trade negotiations between the Braves and Marlins when it comes to one or both of Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto, it appears that the agent of the former is trying to speed things up a bit. Yelich’s agent told ESPN that “the relationship between player and team is irretrievably broken.” We’ll see if it speeds things...
TalkingChop Jan 16, 2018
Christian Yelich’s agent pushing for trade from Marlins

Christian Yelich’s agent pushing for trade from Marlins

Yelich’s agent calls his clients relationship with the Marlins as “Irretrievably broken.” The Atlanta Braves are among a group of teams with reported interest in Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich. Things may have moved a bit closer to a trade happening after Yelich’s agent Joe Longo delivered a message to the Marlins through ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick. “They have a plan,” agent Joe Longo said. “I respect that plan, but that plan shouldn’t include Christian at this point in his career. He’s in the middle of the best years of his career, and having him be part of...
TalkingChop Jan 8, 2018
Atlanta Braves news: Trade talks slow down

Atlanta Braves news: Trade talks slow down

The Braves and Marlins indeed have discussed a deal centered around J.T. Realmuto and Christian Yelich. BRAVES NEWS The risk/reward of trading for Realmuto and Yelich Even though there hasn’t been too much movement on this rumor since word leaked out a while back that the Braves were interested in trading for J.T. Realmuto and Christian Yelich, that hasn’t stopped the speculation over what it would take for Atlanta to get one or even both of those players to become Braves players. Our newest writer decided to weigh the risks and rewards of a potential trade and even laid out a trade...
TalkingChop Jan 7, 2018
The Risk/Reward of a Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto Blockbuster Trade

The Risk/Reward of a Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto Blockbuster Trade

Is this deal a slam dunk for Atlanta? Depends on the price. Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto. The thought of both being an Atlanta Brave for 3+ years is certainly enticing. However, the cost is the critical sticking point. Before we get to the fantasy trade, let’s take a look at the known facts and similar trades to get a better understanding of the Marlins asking price. The Facts: Both Yelich and Realmuto are unhappy and Realmuto has requested to be traded. The Marlins should move these two because the last thing you want are unhappy stars around your other players. The Braves...
TalkingChop Jan 7, 2018
Atlanta Braves News: More teams enter the chase for Christian Yelich

Atlanta Braves News: More teams enter the chase for Christian Yelich

BRAVES NEWS Talking Chop 2018 Pre-season Braves Top 30 Prospect Rankings: 1-5 We have reached the end of our 2018 countdown of the best Braves’ prospects and there is no surprise at the top of the list. Even after MLB’s penalties, Atlanta still has a strong farm system. More teams enter the mix for Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo writes in his weekly column that more teams have joined the chase to acquire outfielder Christian Yelich from the Marlins and most notably the Washington Nationals. Per Cafardo, the Nats, Blue Jays, Giants, Phillies and...
TalkingChop Jan 5, 2018
Atlanta Braves news: Hudson will enter the Braves Hall

Atlanta Braves news: Hudson will enter the Braves Hall

Tim Hudson was solid as a rock for the Braves over nine seasons and the team will be honoring him by putting him into their Hall of Fame. BRAVES NEWS Atlanta’s interest in combo of Yelich and Realmuto confirmed Back on Wednesday, the ol’ rumor mill went into overdrive with word that the Braves were showing interest in trying to acquire both Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins. On Thursday, David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution confirmed the Braves interest while still noting that nothing was imminent and that the Braves may not be trying to pay the massive...
TalkingChop Jan 4, 2018
Braves interest in Yelich, Realmuto confirmed by AJC.

Braves interest in Yelich, Realmuto confirmed by AJC.

Braves offseason begins to heat up! After hearing the rumors from various sources around the business our very own David O’Brien confirms that the Braves have indeed contacted the Marlins about possibly obtaining Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto. #Braves have trade interest in #Marlins' Yelich, Realmuto https://t.co/ohZba3937M— David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC) January 4, 2018 With the Marlins new ownership looking to strip payroll and rebuild the team from the base up a combination of prospects, specifically pitching prospects which the Marlins needs desperately, along with money...
TalkingChop Jan 4, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta vying to complete huge deal with Miami?

Braves News: Atlanta vying to complete huge deal with Miami?

The Braves are said to be interested in acquiring two high-end talents from the Marlins. BRAVES NEWS Braves showing interest in trading for Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto, per report Hey, we finally have some rumors. The Braves are reportedly interested in acquiring both Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins, which is news considering there were no previous reports that Atlanta could be looking to add both players in one deal. The asking price for each player individually is said be very high, so the price for both will be astronomical, but if Anthopoulos wants to...
Rox Pile Dec 29, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Should they acquire Christian Yelich from Miami?

One of the biggest storylines of the offseason has been the firesale of the Miami Marlins under new ownership, led by Chief Executive Officer Derek Jeter. They have already traded right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, left fielder Marcell Ozuna, and second baseman Dee Gordon to the New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals, and Seattle Mariners, respectively. […] Colorado Rockies: Should they acquire Christian Yelich from Miami? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Larry Brown Sports Dec 22, 2017

Report: Marlins ‘reluctant’ to trade Christian Yelich, JT Realmuto

The brakes may be on the Miami Marlins firesale. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, rivals feel the Marlins are “reluctant” to move outfielder Christian Yelich and catcher J.T. Realmuto, though there is a desire to move Starlin Castro’s contract elsewhere. marlins seem reluctant to trade yelich and/or realmuto to this point, rivals say....Read More
TalkingChop Dec 20, 2017
Atlanta Braves news: If not Yelich, then Realmuto?

Atlanta Braves news: If not Yelich, then Realmuto?

The Braves have been linked to Christian Yelich in recent days, but if they can’t get one disgruntled Marlins player then maybe they can go after another? BRAVES NEWS Should Atlanta go after Realmuto? The latest Marlins fire sale has a lot of people fuming. From the fans (more on that later) to the players themselves, nobody is really happy with what’s going on with the club in Miami. JT Realmuto is disgruntled to the point where he has requested a trade and you can bet that Miami’s phone has been ringing off the hook ever since he declared that he wanted out. While the Braves are...
Larry Brown Sports Dec 18, 2017

Report: Christian Yelich ‘unhappy’ with Marlins’ offseason

The Miami Marlins have been selling off some of their most precious assets this offseason, and the players they have chosen to keep do not seem pleased about it. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reported on Monday that Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich is “unhappy” with the fire sale the team has conducted this winter, but...Read More

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