AP Sports Writer
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Following a dismal season for the Miami Marlins, slugger Giancarlo Stanton blew off steam by taking an October trip to Europe that included a visit with Ozzie Guillen in Madrid.
And yes, they talked about the team's tumultuous year.
"We went through it all," Stanton said with a chuckle Wednesday.
Shortly after their get-together, Guillen was fired as manager. Then in November, the Marlins reshuffled the roster and pared their payroll by trading five players to Toronto.
Stanton tweeted that he was angry about the deal, then went silent on the subject. Now one of the team's few established players, he's eligible for arbitration in 2014 and was the topic of trade rumors over the winter.
He has yet to discuss his future in Miami with the South Florida media, and said he won't until Friday, when the Marlins hold their first full-squad workout.
However, he was willing to talk about another aspect of the offseason -- his 2
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