The Florida Marlins have been inquiring about players like Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Jose Reyes, all of who will be free agents after this season. Joe Frisaro of MLB.com says that one more realistic target for the Marlins could be Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez, who will be a free agent too.
Ramirez is in the final year of a five-year, $75 million deal he signed with the Cubs. The contract has a $12 million club option for 2012, but Ramirez could void that option and become a free agent at the end of this season.
Ramirez is hitting .308/.363/.511 with 25 HR’s and 92 RBI’s in 552 AB’s with the Cubs in 2011.
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