Found July 14, 2014 on Diehardsport:
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has hit 21 home runs at the All-Star Break and it’s easy to see why with this highlight. Stanton absolutely mashed the cover off of this ball and it almost left Target Field completely. ESPN projected the final distance for 510 feet if it had not hit the upper deck. Stanton’s […] The post Giancarlo Stanton Almost Hits Ball Out Of Target Field, Andrew McCutchen Loves It appeared first on Diehardsport.

GAH! Here’s why you shouldn’t catch a Giancarlo Stanton homer barehanded (pic)

A word to the wise: Never try to catch a baseball barehanded that has been smacked with incredible force hundreds of feet by one of the most feared power hitters in Major League Baseball. It could get ugly. And by “it,’ we mean a gruesomely bruised hand. If that lesson can be gleaned courtesy of […] The post GAH! Here’s why you shouldn’t catch a Giancarlo Stanton homer...

Giancarlo Stanton Nearly Crushes Home Run Out Of Target Field (Video)

Giancarlo Stanton entered the 2014 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minnesota as the favorite. The Miami Marlins slugger bowed out with a goose egg in Round 3, but it wasn’t before he turned some heads. Stanton jacked six home runs in the first round of Monday’s long ball competition. One homer nearly left Target Field altogether, landing only a few rows...

MLB Trade Rumors: Should the Marlins Deal Giancarlo Stanton?

The Miami Marlins got off to a surprising start in 2014. As late as May 8th, they were in first place in the National League East. Since then they’ve gone 11-20 and after losing to the New York Mets, they enter the All-Star break at 44-50. Despite the team’s struggles, slugger Giancarlo Stanton is having an excellent season. Stanton, who is still just 24, is playing in his...

Giancarlo Stanton nearly hit a ball out of Target Field during Home Run Derby (Video)

Leading up to Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins was a popular choice as the favorite, and for good reason. Stanton has hit the second longest home run in the majors this season and has two in the top ten. On Monday, the 24-year-old slugger launched six homers in […]

Giancarlo Stanton home run leaves fan’s hand swollen and nasty

The Home Run Derby is the only event of the MLB season where the outfield bleachers are the best seats in the house. You know a home run ball is coming your way at some point, you just have to be willing to make a play on it. Jordan Jacobson did just that, and his […]

Pirates' McCutchen might be National League's most cost-effective star

There is no debate that Andrew McCutchen is already one of baseball's brightest stars. When players take the field Tuesday at Target Field in Minneapolis for Major League Baseball's 85th All-Star Game, McCutchen will be making his fourth straight appearance in the midsummer classic. The reigning National League MVP and the No. 2 vote-getter in NL balloting, McCutchen is...

Giancarlo Stanton Makes Fan’s Bruised Hand Feel Better

Giancarlo Stanton makes fan's bruised hand feel better by hooking him up with a glover and a Home Run Derby ball.

Andrew McCutchen is Unbelievable in all ways that one can not be believed

[Box Score] [Pittsburgh Post Gazette] The guy simply does not get enough run in these parts. His remarkable career is passing us by entirely too quickly, in part because the Pirates are blacked out in Columbus, Ohio by Major League Baseball. We only get to catch a handful of McCutchen games per year; and every time we do he does something that is absolutely one of a kind. Let’s...

Giancarlo Stanton wields Thor’s hammer in new video

Video editing is an incredibly fun way to turn the most basic of videos into something that’s out of this world. Check out this MLB-produced video of Giancarlo Stanton heading into tonight’s Home Run Derby, where he wields Thor’s hammer instead of a bat as he smashes a home run. LIGHTNING! FIRE! EXPLOSIONS! And let’s just ignore that the video is really three Stanton homers...

Leading off and playing center field for the National League …

Andrew McCutchen’s history with the Pittsburgh Pirates coincides nearly perfectly with the genesis of this blog. I started writing in April of 2005, and McCutchen was drafted two months later in June. Actually, I was not terrible impressed with the Pirates’ selection: [McCutchen] put up some amazing numbers in his senior year of high school, but it was unfortunately just that...

All-Star Game: Goldschmidt batting cleanup for NL

Troy Tulowitzki and Giancarlo Stanton both hit cleanup for their respective teams. But National League All-Star manager Mike Matheny chose to go with Arizona's No. 3 hitter. Paul Goldschmidt, making his first All-Star start, will hit cleanup for the NL in Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Minnesota. Goldschmidt will be sandwiched by the Rockies' Tulowitzki and the Marlins...

Giancarlo Stanton smash at HR Derby teaches fan a lesson: Wear a glove

After blasting six home runs, including a 512-foot bomb that nearly left the park, Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton certainly left his mark on fans at the 2014 MLB Home Run Derby at Target Field. The mark left on one fan, however, was a little too real.

All you needed to see from the Home Run Derby

Your browser does not support iframes. Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins didn’t put on the biggest show at the derby. Jose Bautista had the best round, hitting 10 out in the first round. He wasn’t the crowd favorite, as that was clearly Justin Morneau for most and Brian Dozier for some. He didn’t win it, as the title belonged to Yoenis Cespedes. But Giancarlo Stanton...

Pluses and Minuses Of Cuba's Rusney Castillo

Cuban Defector Rusney CastilloWith the recent success of so many Cuban players in major league baseball, it's worth a look when another one becomes available—particularly as an international free agent. Such is the case with 27-year old  Rusney Castillo—who will be working out for interested teams on July 26th in Miami. Castillo defected from Fidel Castro's Prison Island...

Writer’s Roundtable – Home Run Derby Predictions

Note: Don M. is the original author of this article.    The 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby is tonight (8 p.m. on ESPN); live from Target Field in Minneapolis. explained the new format to this year’s Derby: …featuring 10 players who will get seven outs per round, with bracketed play after the first round.Five players from each league will bat in the opening round, with...
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