DALLAS – The new Miami Marlins introduced their new shortstop – Jose Reyes(notes) – on Wednesday morning, two days after introducing their new closer – Heath Bell(notes), and then hinted at the question that hung in the room.
"This," club president David Samson said, "was always a three-part move."
By mid-afternoon, the Marlins had added free-agent left-hander Mark Buehrle. That would seem to be three full parts, so perhaps the free-spending Marlins had upped their plan to four parts.
According to reports, first by FoxSports.com, Buehrle agreed to a four-year, $58-million contract. The contract was pending a physical.
That left the subject of Pujols, and whether the Marlins had moved on, ceding him to the St. Louis Cardinals or a newly interested team, or they were about to go bigger than anyone had imagined.
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