01-05-2018 09:45 AM

The Nationals, Braves, and Phillies are all in the mix to trade for Marlins OF Christian Yelich and/or C J.T. Realmuto, reports Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. The Braves made progress on a deal involving Yelich during the Winter Meetings, reports Mark Bowman of MLB.com, who says the Marlins slowed down talks at the time due to fan backlash, but that talks were always expected to resume. The Marlins have been trying to use a deal for Yelich to also move Martin Prado and his two-year, $28 million contract, MetsBlog's Matthew Cerrone wrote here Dec. 22. The Marlins, who are dramatically cutting payroll under their new ownership group which is led by*Derek Jeter, traded OF and 2017 MVP*Giancarlo Stanton*to

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