Giancarlo Stanton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marlins likely to announce that Stanton out for season

    Covers.com "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 http://t.co/BqM79WvhFr

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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

    CBSSports.com "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 MLB.com. 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?

    MLB.com "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

    ESPN.com "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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    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    Manager Mike Redmond says Giancarlo Stanton is doing base running drills in Jupiter. Rehab start might not be far off #Marlins

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    Stanton (hammy) backing off rehab program due to sore knees. #marlins

  • Giancarlo Stanton takes live batting practice

    Miami Herald "When Marlins manager Mike Redmond finished his injury update before batting practice Tuesday, he smiled. “We’re starting to move some dirt,” Redmond said. “That feels good.” Yes, the Marlins are getting healthier — and thereby moving some dirt. On Wednesday, slugger Giancarlo Stanton..." May 23

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    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    #Marlins mgr Mike Redmond says Giancarlo Stanton could start jogging some time next week

  • Giancarlo Stanton has Grade 2 hamstring strain; out several weeks at minimum

    Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton has a grade 2 hamstring strain that will keep him out of the Marlins lineup for at least a few weeks, and that's in a "best-case scenario." Stanton underwent a MRI on Tuesday, one day after pulling up lame while running the bases. "No real timetable," Stanton said. "We don't..." May 01

  • Stanton injured, heads to DL; prospect Ozuna gets call

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "First he clutched, then he hopped, then he belly-flopped onto the Marlins Park grass down the first-base line. The hamstring fairy shot another arrow through a Marlins’ player’s hind quarters. Giancarlo Stanton could be facing another extended stretch on the sideline after blowing out his right..." April 30

  • Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is displaying signs of long ball after drought

    Miami Herald "When Giancarlo Stanton ends long home run droughts, he tends to get hot for an extended period. It happened in July 2011, when he snapped a homer drought of 83 at-bats and then slugged four long balls in eight games. It happened again last April, when Stanton ended his career-long drought of..." April 29

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Stanton should be ready for Thursday #Marlins

  • Giancarlo Stanton (shoulder) takes batting practice, may be nearing return

    Palm Beach Post "Giancarlo Stanton took batting practice Tuesday for the first time since Friday, an encouraging sign the Marlins right fielder is getting closer to returning to the starting lineup. Stanton hasn’t played since last Wednesday because of a bruised left shoulder. The Marlins will be thrilled if he..." April 17

  • Marlins' Stanton will test injured shoulder Tuesday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "While the Miami Marlins struggle for any semblance of offense, their best hitter is a frustrated observer due to injury. Giancarlo Stanton missed his fourth consecutive game Monday with a bruised left shoulder. Following the Marlins’ 10-3 loss to Washington, Stanton said the injury has improved..." April 16

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    Joe Kacik @

    Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (shoulder) is out of starting lineup for the fifth straight game, according to CBS Sports.

  • Rangers doing 'early reconnaissance' on Giancarlo Stanton

    Dallas Morning News "The Miami Marlins have seemingly maintained a hard line against trading young slugger Giancarlo Stanton, but that apparently hasn't kept the Texas Rangers from at least poking around on the subject. ESPN's Buster Olney reported on Sunday that the Rangers have been doing "some early reconnaissance..." April 15

  • Giancarlo Stanton could miss entire weekend series

    Philly.com "One of Charlie Manuel's favorite shows is Giancarlo Stanton's batting practice. The Phillies manager first noticed it one afternoon at Dolphins Stadium, where the Marlins previously called home. Manuel loves hitting. Stanton makes him woozy. "He is a guy in their lineup that we fear the most,"..." April 13

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    Joe Frisaro @

    Giancarlo Stanton scratched from tonight's Marlins lineup with sore left shoulder.

  • NY Mets monitoring Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton

    New York Daily News "When the Marlins traded Jose Reyes and Josh Johnson to Toronto last November, Mets officials began asking one another questions that remain in their minds today: Can we get Giancarlo Stanton? Would we trade Zack Wheeler to do it? According to three team sources, the Mets then spent time at..." April 11

  • Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton might thrive as lone slugging threat

    Miami Herald "Back when they were big boppers on bad ball clubs, “The Toy Cannon” and “The Capital Punisher” used to hear people say the same thing Giancarlo Stanton is hearing now. They’ll pitch around him. He’ll never get anything to hit. They’ll take their chances with everyone else, but not..." March 31

  • Cishek, Stanton back in black and orange

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Giancarlo Stanton and Steve Cishek have yet to experience the playoffs. If or when they do, the postseason atmosphere won't be completely foreign. Their participation in the World Baseball Classic took care of that. Back with the Marlins after their tour with Team USA, Stanton and Cishek both..." March 18

  • Giancarlo Stanton among those bidding farewell to Miami Marlins for World Classic

    Palm Beach Post "The Marlins don’t want to stand in the way of a player who gets invited to represent his country in the World Baseball Classic, a tournament featuring teams from 16 nations. But it’s also clear they would be much happier if slugger Giancarlo Stanton, starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez and..." March 02

  • Loria says no extension for Giancarlo Stanton in 2013

    CBSSports.com "As part of Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria's charm offensive (light on charm, heavy on offense) he is -- in addition to penning mendacious open letters -- addressing the media for first time since he spoke with CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman during the November owners' meetings. In the midst of his..." February 26

  • Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton feels OK a day after getting hit in head by pitch

    Palm Beach Post "Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton took batting practice Thursday and expects to play Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener, but outfielder Justin Ruggiano is out with a sore back. Stanton said he felt better a day after being struck in the back of the head by a fastball that got away from..." February 22

  • Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton hit in the head by pitch from Jose Fernandez

    Palm Beach Post "It was supposed to be an innocent practice game to help Marlins players prepare for the start of the Grapefruit League season. But it produced a scary incident that left the Marlins’ top star bruised and their top prospect shaken up. On a back field at Roger Dean Stadium, All-Star right fielder..." February 21

  • Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit in head by Jose Fernandez pitch

    Palm Beach Post "A scary moment this afternoon on Field 4 where the Marlins were playing a sim game. Giancarlo Stanton was hit on the back of the head, at the top of his neck, by a Jose Fernandez fastball during a simluated game. You can see the video below. Stanton appeared to be OK as the fastball glanced..." February 20