In November the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays completed a blockbuster trade that involved twelve players total. Most notably traded from Miami were Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Josh Johnson. Toronto traded a handful of prospects, with Jake Marisnick being the most notable. Read more on the analysis here.

This leads to our topic.

Ever since that trade happened, star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has not been a happy camper at all. Who can blame him? His team went out during the previous off-season and brought in three premier free agents (Heath Bell was traded to the Diamondbacks), and now after one season they trade them all away, and essentially begin the rebuilding process.

Rob Neyer, of Baseball Nation, took a look what it means to truly listen on offers for Stanton. That article can be read here.