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Cody Ross is off the table

Jul 30, 2010, 6:07 PM EDT

The fact that I’ve been the only person on the planet dropping references to Cody Ross in trade rumor stories these last few days is a testament to the ability of one’s fandom to overtake one’s objectivity from time to time. Intellectually I know that the Marlins aren’t really shopping him and that even if they were they wouldn’t trade him to the Braves. My heart, however, looks at the crap Bobby Cox has been penciling in out in left and center, however, and really wants to see Ross in a cap with an “A” on it.

Ain’t happening, though. I’ve accepted it now, on the power of a tweet from Fanhouse.com’s Frankie Piliere, who says the Marlins have taken him off the table in all trade discussions.

Now, let’s get all delusional about Josh Willingham . . .

  1. Old Gator - Jul 30, 2010 at 7:02 PM

    Cody has been pretty vociferous about wanting to stay in Miami. He’s even been rumored to have been seen Scrooge McLoria’s ankle and offering to take a pay cut. And hey! He’s still there!

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