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Stanton signs record $325M deal at news conference

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton talks to the media at Marlins Park after signing a record $325 million, 13-year contract Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, Hector Gabino)  MAGS OUT

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins’ field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the same at games.

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Stanton agrees to record deal with Marlins

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton celebrates his home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. A person familiar with the negotiations says Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to terms with the team on a $325 million, 13-year contract. It's the most lucrative deal for an American athlete. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins hadn't confirmed the agreement Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn’t afford to say no.

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AP source: Stanton agrees to $325M deal with Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to terms with the team on a $325 million, 13-year contract. It’s the most lucrative deal for an American athlete.

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