Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 2/27/12
Mike Stanton (credits below) Mike Stanton is jacked and has shown he is able to convert his raw power into power numbers at the plate. At the age of 22 he has already gone yard 56 times in 875 AB, covering 250 games and many of which have been towering shots reaching the upper decks.  According to ESPN’s hittrackeronline.com, 24 of his 34 home runs in 2011 traveled more than 400 feet. In 2011, he posted a .262/34/87/79/5 line and his .537 SLG percentage was good for sixth among all outfielders.  His plate discipline leaves room for improvement but that’s not a surprise given his age. When he did make contact he made it count with a .314 BABIP and more than half of his hits going for extra bases. In 2012 he’s expected to be hitting cleanup in a new Marlins lineup behind Jose Reyes, Emilio Bonifacio and Hanley Ramirez, which should improve his RBI opportunities. The new Marlins ballpark could also help the home run totals by removing the high left field wall that was in Sun...
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