By Associated Press The Marlins’ latest payroll purge began not with Giancarlo Stanton, but with Dee Gordon.
The two-time All-Star second baseman was traded Thursday to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in the first big deal involving new Marlins CEO Derek Jeter. He wants to cut payroll by more than 20 percent to $90 million or less, which is why NL MVP Stanton is also on the trading block.
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Source: SF Gate Sports