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Hear me out after you stop laughing. Sure, it's extremely unlikely. And the Dodgers might not even have the pitching-hitting-prospect combination I'd expect Miami to pursue for Stanton, but it's worth a shot.
First of all, Stanton is on the market. The Marlins said they would listen to offers, and chances are they have about 29 GMs calling immediately about his availability. Stanton is young, extremely powerful and very cheap. He would be an offensive upgrade in right field over Ethier, and would improve an already potent lineup.
Secondly, Stanton wants out of Miami. He hasn't said those words specifically, but publicly voiced displeasure after the Marlins sent half the team to Toronto and look poised for a last-place finish in 2013.
Lastly, the Dodgers are one of the only teams who can afford Stanton. By that, I mean they have extra starting pitching after signing Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu, plus a top pitching prospect in Zach Lee. Could they offer to pay a large portion of Ethier's salary, plus Gordon, Capuano and a prospect for Stanton?
Don't put it past Colletti. I don't foresee Stanton actually moving due to an assuredly high asking price, but if he does, the Dodgers have to be in the running. Stanton is from L.A., after all, and who doesn't enjoy a good homecoming?
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