Giancarlo Stanton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton hit by pitch in intrasquad contest

    Fish Stripes "Giancarlo Stanton did not touch Henderson Alvarez's fastball on Saturday morning. Miami played its first intrasquad game of the spring, and Alvarez hit Stanton on the hip after attempting to throw a fastball inside. The pair subsequently laughed and shook hands, as Stanton faced live pitching for..." March 01

  • Check Out Stanton's Strange New Helmet

    Miami Herald "When the slugger steps into a batting cage later today to face live pitching for the first time since he was struck down by a Mike Fiers pitch in September, he'll be wearing this custom-made helmet and face guard to prevent a repeat occurrence: The helmet was designed and manufactured for..." February 26

  • Stanton, Abreu faves to hit the most homers in 2015 "With Super Bowl XLIX in the books, bettors can begin to look elsewhere for their futures bets, including who will hit the most dingers in the 2015 MLB campaign. According to the Westgate LV Superbook sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins and Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, are..." February 04

  • Giancarlo Stanton planning to wear protective face guard when hitting this season

    Fox Sports Florida "More than four months have passed since Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton took a fastball to the face, prematurely ending his MVP-worthy season. Stanton, who sustained several facial fractures and dental damage Sept. 11, plans to wear a protective face guard when batting this..." February 03

  • Stanton Losing About $141 Million of Record Deal to Taxes

    Bloomberg "Giancarlo Stanton will give up more in taxes over his record contract than 24 Major League Baseball teams paid their players last season. The Miami Marlins outfielder two days ago signed a 13-year, $325 million deal, the richest in North American sports history. Federal, state, city and payroll..." November 24

  • Will Giancarlo Stanton’s historic contract ever impact Bryce Harper?

    Washington Post "Baseball salaries are determined very much like real estate prices, using a thorough perusal of the surrounding properties in the neighborhood – the “comps.” Who else around here has three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths and was built in, say, 1990? Who else, after their first six years in the..." November 20

  • Heavy backload makes opt-out seem unlikely by Giancarlo Stanton "The headline for Giancarlo Stanton's new deal with the Marlins is obviously the 13 years and $325 million. The subhead has to include the no-trade and opt-out clauses. Diving into the meat of the deal, though, let's talk about how the deal is structured. That is, it's backloaded. No, that's..." November 18

  • Marlins owner confirms team signs Stanton to record 13-year, $325M deal

    The Score "The speculation can be put to rest. Power-hitter Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins have completed the richest contract in professional sports history. The two sides reached agreement on a 13-year, $325 million deal, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria told Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald...." November 18

  • Marlins' Stanton mega deal is in place: $325M, 13 years, early opt out "Superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins now have a deal in place for a record $325 million over a record 13 years, sources connected to the team say. That landmark contract keeps the beloved Stanton in Miami at least through his 20s and maybe until he's 38, and brings credibility to..." November 17

  • Reports: Giancarlo Stanton nearing agreement on $325 million contract "The Marlins are nearing an agreement with outfielder Giancarlo Stanton on a 13-year, $325 million contract, according to Jon Heyman of FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal confirms Heyman's report. Rosenthal had reported Thursday that the parties were discussing a contract in excess of 10..." November 15

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #marlins, stanton closing in on $325M, 13-year deal. expected to have no-trade and opt-out. story up soon on @CBSSportsMLB

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: Stanton deal under discussion with #Marlins is in range of 12 years/$320M. Reported last night that it was at least 10 years/$300M.

  • Marlins, Stanton discussing record-breaking $300 million deal

    Fox Sports "Would Giancarlo Stanton turn down the biggest contract in professional sports history? The Miami Marlins apparently intend to find out. The two sides are discussing a deal that would be for at least 10 years and at least $300 million, according to major-league sources. Stanton's..." November 14

  • Stanton, Marlins said to agree on money, but hurdle or two remains "Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton and the team are said to be in basic agreement on the financial terms of what was described as a “landmark” deal, and while sources suggest there's a good chance a deal will happen, there were still said to be one or two significant non-monetary hurdles to..." November 14

  • Marlins continue to insist Stanton's not for sale

    CSN New England "No matter how many times they say it, the Miami Marlins seem to having trouble getting the message across: No, Giancarlo Stanton is not available. But that doesn't deter them. As speculation swirls that Stanton is either headed for free agency after the 2016 season or soon to be traded, the..." November 12

  • Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton begin talks about long-term contract "The Marlins and star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton have started negotiations about a long-term contract extension, according to the Associated Press. President of baseball operations Mike Hill declined to say whether the team has made an offer, however. "Negotiations are ongoing. We're hopeful..." November 06

  • Hill reaffirms Marlins' desire to lock up Stanton long term "The Marlins remain unwavering when it comes to their main offseason goal. Signing Giancarlo Stanton to a contract extension is at the top of the organization's list. President of baseball operations Michael Hill reaffirmed the team's stance on Sunday in an interview with MLB Network Radio on..." November 03

  • Why $30M a year might not be enough for Marlins to keep Stanton

    New York Post "Giancarlo Stanton sat with Hank Aaron last week. He could soon be in the same conversation with the great sluggers of today – at least, contract-wise. Stanton, who was presented the Hank Aaron Award as the NL’s best hitter by Aaron at the World Series, will soon be given something potentially..." October 29

  • Stanton: You don't know what you got until it's almost gone

    Fox Sports "Giancarlo Stanton's career flashed before his eyes. Stanton was struck in the face by a Mike Fiers pitch during a Sept. 11 game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. The beanball left Stanton banged up, but the Miami Marlins slugger also came away from the scary incident with a new..." October 28

  • Giancarlo Stanton will likely wear a helmet with a face guard like Jason Heyward

    Yahoo! Sports "Giancarlo Stanton was here Saturday night, upright, strong, smiling and, he said, unafraid for tomorrow. Next season will come, he said, and he'll stand where he's supposed to stand. He'll track a pitch and then another. He'll get back to being a hitter, a ballplayer, and one of the best in the..." October 27

  • Marlins President: Miami Not Trading Giancarlo Stanton This Offseason

    NESN "Giancarlo Stanton’s talents are staying in South Beach. The Marlins have long expressed a desire to keep Stanton despite continued speculation Miami might eventually trade the two-time All-Star. Marlins president David Samson told the Miami Herald on Monday that Stanton is a big part of the..." October 01

  • Report: Marlins plan to offer Giancarlo Stanton multi year deal

    Sports Glory "The Miami Marlins are planning to offer franchise corner stone Giancarlo Stanton a multi-year contract this offseason, according to ESPN and the Associated Press. On September 11, Stanton was hit in the face by a pitch in Milwaukee. Stanton suffered fractures in his face, and the incident ended..." September 26

  • Marlins likely to announce that Stanton out for season "The Miami Marlins have a Giancarlo Stanton jersey hanging in their dugout during every game. Unfortunately for the Marlins, that appears to be as close as they will get to re-uniting with Stanton this season. Stanton visited with doctors all day Tuesday, five days after he suffered facial..." September 17

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins manager Mike Redmond confirms Stanton is being shut down

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    #marlins to have official statement on Stanton tomorrow. But as far as returning this season, Redmond said it's "not looking good."

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    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    Giancarlo Stanton shows off his wounds! #marlins giancarlo818's photo

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Tooth lodged in cheek. Hole in lip so big doc's index finger fit in it. And get this: Giancarlo Stanton still wants to return this season.

  • Giancarlo Stanton hit in face with pitch, suffers fractures and dental damage

    Yahoo! Sports "In a sickening scene, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins slumped to the ground after right-hander Mike Fiers of the Milwaukee Brewers hit him in the face with a fastball in the top of the fifth inning Thursday night. After medical staff attended Stanton on the ground for nearly five minutes,..." September 12

  • Giancarlo Stanton awaits MVP fate, huge offer from Marlins

    USA Today "The Miami Marlins, perhaps more famous for their fire sales than World Series championships, with baseball's lowest payroll, intend to dramatically change their image this winter. The Marlins have plans. Yes, expensive plans. The Marlins plan to offer MVP candidate Giancarlo Stanton the..." September 10

  • Marlins' Stanton should be lock for NL MVP this year

    Arizona Republic "The football season is here, but I'm not done with baseball yet. Talking heads and basement bloggers still are trying to sell the UFC and MLS as a much more noble pursuit than Major League Baseball. Still not buying it. And the NFL preseason rehash, prehash, post-hash feels more like an..." August 27

  • Stanton on the Marlins: “Five months doesn’t change five years”

    Yahoo! Sports "The Miami Marlins are somewhat relevant, and not in that empty "spoiler" way, code for "Who cares, we're done." Few believed the Marlins would be so, and probably more than a few rooted against it, given the way the owner conducts his business. But, well, here they are, at .500 in late August,..." August 26

  • Stanton not only choice for Red Sox this Offseason

    Boston Herald "Four years ago, midway through his final spring training as manager of the Atlanta Braves, Bobby Cox stood on the field before a game and joked that the only times he ever regretted his decision to retire were when he watched Jason Heyward take batting practice. “It’s like, ‘What the..." August 25

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Stanton left with a left wrist contusion and is day to day. #Marlins

  • Giancarlo Stanton crushes another HR to help Marlins trip Nationals

    Miami Herald "Playing in the nation’s capital hasn’t been a very enjoyable experience for the Marlins. Well, for everyone but Giancarlo Stanton. Monday, the big guy did just enough to help lead his teammates to a rare win at Nationals Park. Sporting a right arm sleeve of the American flag, the All-Star..." May 27

  • Giancarlo Stanton will wait a season before considering long-term deal with Marlins "Giancarlo Stanton appears to be in a good place, and yes, he's still very much a Miami Marlin. He's hitting, he's smiling broadly and constantly, and most importantly, he likes where he is. "There's a good vibe here," Stanton says, before adding, "and I'd say so if it wasn't." Umm, yes, we..." March 18

  • Could Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton end up with Red Sox?

    Boston Globe "Mention Giancarlo Stanton and general managers drool. What would it take for the Miami Marlins to part with him? Everyone has a price, right? Marlins GM Dan Jennings digs in and swears Stanton is not for sale. Jennings said as much on Sirius/XM radio with Jim Bowden in the offseason. As..." March 10

  • Stanton OK waiting until offseason for offer from Miami Marlins

    Miami Herald "The Marlins do not plan to make a multiyear offer to right fielder Giancarlo Stanton until after the season, which is fine with him. Asked if Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman’s recent eight-year, $135 million contract could be similar to what he gets eventually, Stanton said Saturday: “The..." February 16

  • Giancarlo Stanton open to long-term deal if team heads 'in right direction'

    SB Nation "Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton says that he would be willing to sign a long-term extension with the club if it shows a focus on competing, reports Joe Frisaro of Stanton, 24, recently agreed to a $6.5 million deal with the team for 2014 to avoid arbitration in his first..." February 11

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Jennings @marlins told us they have communicated with Giancarlo Stanton their desire to sign him to a longterm deal the soonerthebetter XM89

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Stanton gets $6.5M from #Marlins, plus $100K for 600 PAs. Two sides avoid arbitration - a coup, considering their contentious history.

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Marlins GM Dan Jennings tod us: "Mr. Stanton is NOT Available. He will be in RF at Marlins Park on Opening Day. We are building around him"

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Giancarlo Stanton bothered by a sore right foot/ankle is not starting for #Marlins today vs #Nationals

  • Marlins owner irritates Giancarlo Stanton's agent again

    Fan Nation "Not only did Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria anger Giancarlo Stanton with last winter's payroll slashing but he irritated Stanton's agent Joel Wolfe by vetoing the Marlins front office's recent decision to bring infielder Chris Valaika back to the team. Marlins people believe Loria did that because..." September 08

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Source: the #Marlins received many offers for Giancarlo Stanton but NOT ONE from the Pittsburgh Pirates

  • Could Red Sox sway Marlins to move Stanton? "It’s a day away from the non-waiver Trade Deadline and all appears quiet in Marlins camp. Wednesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline is expected to come and go with little to no activity. Still you never know. Contending teams have been calling regularly on a number of core Miami players. They’re..." July 30

  • Pirates need to make big pitch for Stanton "The Pittsburgh Pirates need Giancarlo Stanton. They have the starting pitching, even though right now they have an entire rotation on the disabled list. They have the bullpen, a key reason the Pirates lead the majors with 12 shutouts. They play excellent defense, especially with Andrew..." June 21

  • Giancarlo Stanton sparks Miami Marlins’ victory with homer

    Miami Herald "Pain never felt so pleasant to Mike Redmond. When Giancarlo Stanton put the Marlins ahead with a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning Tuesday, Logan Morrison started hitting his manager in the ribs. “LoMo was behind me when Stanton hit the home run, and he gave me about three rib..." June 12

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    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    #Marlins mgr Mike Redmond said Giancarlo Stanton could return Monday bc Casey Kotchman not available to due to sore ribs

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    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    Logan Morrison expected to be activated Monday but Giancarlo Stanton may be day or 2 later because of rained -out rehab games #Marlins

  • Giancarlo Stanton begins rehab assignment with Class A Jupiter

    Palm Beach Post "Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton apparently is about to start his rehab assignment. Stanton, out since April 30 with a strained right hamstring, will join the Class A Jupiter Hammerheads tonight, according to the Hammerheads. On Monday, Marlins manager Mike Redmond said only that Stanton planned..." June 04

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