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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — While Miami Marlins player Giancarlo Stanton may not have gotten the title of Most Valuable Player, he could be a getting the richest contract in baseball history.

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According to our news partners The Miami Herald, the Marlins and Stanton are in talks over a deal that would be worth $300 million or more and exceed 10-years in length.

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Two sources reportedly said the deal would be even longer than that.

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While Stanton will not be eligible for free agency until after the 2016 season, the team is eager to get a long term commitment from him.

The team, according to the paper, hopes he will accept the deal , but there is no indication on where Stanton stands and how seriously he is considering it.

His agent, Joel Wolfe,  has yet to respond to requests for comment.

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