It is likely that Loria and the beleaguered members of his front office, including president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest, genuinely do not want to part with Giancarlo Stanton. But they have done the intelligent thing by letting it be known that they are unmotivated sellers, as that is the type of seller -- particularly when what they have to sell is as unique and desirable a property as Stanton -- that sometimes receives an offer that cannot be refused. Two elite prospects might not be enough, but three of them? Four? Every player has a price.
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