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“It’s been a quicker-moving offseason certainly than I think anyone expected. The movement last week was unlike most years,” Cherington said. “I would imagine there’s probably a lot of trade talk this week, because a good chunk of the free agents are off the board.”

Miami introduced Saltamacchia during a news conference just after a person familiar with the negotiations said the Marlins had agreed to a $7.75 million, two-year contract with first baseman Garrett Jones. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn’t been finalized and Jones had yet to take his physical.

That means Miami could look to deal first baseman Logan Morrison, who has slumped during consecutive injury-interrupted seasons. Toronto slugger Jose Bautista also could be available.

“I know some teams have asked about him,” Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. “He’s sitting in the center of our lineup and still one of the best hitters in baseball. You can understand why teams are asking about him. But he’s still here right now, and we’re glad to have him.”

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AP Sports Writer Steven Wine contributed to this report.