The Giancarlo Stanton trade dominated the offseason simulation the way it has in real life. Several teams made furious attempts to sign him.
The best way, or at least the most comprehensive way to break down all this Giancarlo simulation drama is to do it in individual posts. The negotiations were long; exchanging various player names and haggling over player value results in a startlingly long email chains.
I’ll be writing a separate post for each of the negotiations and how the progressed. This was only a primer to introduce you to the major players.
Each of these teams wanted the same thing, but all presented different a challenge for Miami. But the biggest problem of them all was that pesky no-trade clause.
David Hill filled the role of player agent throughout all of our negotiations. He was incredibly well prepared and made true to life demands for his client.
Keep an eye out for all of the Giancarlo Stanton posts that are going to be published over the next couple of days. As always, I want you to reach out to me on Twitter about all of this stuff! Let’s talk about it!