Despite Aramis Ramirez's willingness to put the Florida Marlins on a short list of teams he'd consider signing with as a free agent, the Marlins are more likely to look at internal options, according to a source close to the Marlins.

New manager Ozzie Guillen, who has told colleagues he's open to taking family friend Carlos Zambrano to Miami next season, wouldn't comment on the likelihood of trying to acquire Ramirez, Zambrano or even his longtime White Sox horse, Mark Buehrle.

But he told the Sun-Times' Joe Cowley, "They've already asked me about a few [Chicago players], yes. But I'm going to let them ask me. I'm not going to say, 'Hey, bring that guy.'