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Marlins Rumors: Fish Won't Deal Nolasco or Sanchez

That's the word on the street at the moment. According to this report from CBS Sports' Danny Knobler, the Marlins are fully willing to consider any trades involving starter Javier Vazquez and relievers Leo Nunez and Randy Choate, but they've essentially decided that they won't be trading any of their top starters, namely Josh Johnson, Ricky Nolasco and Anibal Sanchez, any time soon.

Earlier in the summer, some were speculating that the Marlins could move either Sanchez or Nolasco in order to save some payroll and replenish an underwhelming farm system, and that speculation only heated up as the Fish dropped in the standings.

But with this report, we can probably put the Nolasco and Sanchez rumors to sleep for now. Knobler even quotes one official who says that, "We were told 'no way' on Nolasco, they want to build around Johnson, Sanchez and Nolasco moving into their new stadium."

So while we should certainly keep our eye on the Marlins as possible sellers, don't expect them to put any of their biggest names on the market. For now, the top pitchers on the trade market appear to be Colorado's Ubaldo Jimenez, Los Angeles' Hiroki Kuroda and Baltimore's Jeremy Guthrie.