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The Miami Marlins shipped nearly all of their stars out of town this offseason and the coaching staff had to be holding their collective breath on Wednesday. During an intra-squad game, OF Giancarlo Stanton was drilled in the head with a fastball from P Jose Fernandez. Fernandez’s pitch sailed high and inside, striking Stanton in the helmet.
Stanton walked off the field and did not return. He claimed that the beanball affected his sight. Stanton told reporters, “I wasn’t dizzy. I saw a little grayness and fuzziness on the outside of my eyes, but it’s subsiding now.” It was reported that Stanton showed no signs of a concussion.
Fernandez told reporters that he felt terrible about the pitch. “Over 95 mph, I know it was. It’s a scary moment. My hands were sweating a lot. It was not a good pitch. I feel bad. It’s not a good feeling, I promise you,” said Fernandez. Stanton has 71 home runs in the last two season and lead the majors with a .608 slugging percentage last year.
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There was a scary moment at Miami Marlins camp today, when prospect Jose Fernandez hit Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton in the head with a pitch during batting practice. The pitch hit Stanton in the area around the base of his head and top of his neck, knocking his helmet off but not sending Stanton to the ground. Stanton reportedly never got dizzy after the incident, but had...
This is not how you get in good with your teammates, Jose Fernandez. During a simulated spring training game Fernandez, Miami’s top pitching prospect, let fly a 95 mph fastball that dinged Giancarlo Stanton, perhaps the only reason to watch the Marlins this year, right in the head. Stanton appears to be OK after the scary incident, which Fernandez is blaming on his profuse sweating...
It was a rough Wednesday morning for Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
Stanton was drilled in the head by a fastball from former first-round pick Jose Fernandez. Stanton walked off the field immediately after the plunking, according to the Miami Herald.
“Stanton didn’t appear to be seriously injured or bleeding, but he was taken to the team clubhouse via golf cart by assistant...
The Miami Marlins have one good player on their roster in Giancarlo Stanton. So naturally the team decided to throw at his head when spring training started.
Prospect Jose Fernandez hit Stanton in the area around the base of his head and top of his neck, knocking his helmet off. Stanton was able to stay on his feet and walk away.
Reports say Stanton never got dizzy but did notice...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton spotted downcast teammate Jose Fernandez in the Miami Marlins' clubhouse Thursday and flashed him a grin.
"Relax," Stanton said. "Relax."
Stanton was feeling better after being hit in the helmet Wednesday by a fastball from Fernandez, the Marlins' top pitching prospect.
X-rays were negative, there was no sign of...
After a very scary incident on Wednesday where he took a pitch to the head from prospect Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is doing OK and wasn't diagnosed with a concussion following the incident. He expects to play in Saturday's Spring Training opener against the Cardinals.
Initially after he was hit, Stanton said he felt "loopy"...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- John Maine sees an opportunity with the Miami Marlins as his way back to the majors following a two-year absence.
Maine, 31, was sidelined in July 2010 after undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery. He signed a minor-league deal in December with the rebuilding Marlins.
"I like the youth, I like how much energy all these people have," Maine said Friday...
The Miami Marlins conducted one of the great fire sales in
MLB history over the winter, but star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is “not
going anywhere,” according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
Teams can dream if they like. But I heard the 3 defining words from miami on @giancarlo818again: "not going anywhere."
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 20, 2013
Watch Miami Marlins pitching prospect (though maybe not for very long) Jose Fernandez hit slugger Giancarlo Stanton in the head – with the very first pitch!
Truth be told, I almost made Logan Morrison my discount double check post for first basemen but decided 'nah, I'll cheap out and go with an already draftable commodity in Kendrys Morales cuz I'm lazy like that'. Then Grey said 'only one OF? Seriously, how lazy can you be? Give me three posts about outfielders. And put the lotion in the F@#$ing basket!'...
Spring training is barely underway, and yet Giancarlo Stanton still took a pitch to the head. The Miami Marlins slugger was batting in an intra-squad game when he was struck in the head by the first pitch of his at-bat. He didn't hit the ground, didn't stumble. He seemed alright after the incident, but the team wanted to have him evaluated.
According to Joe Capozzi...
The Miami Marlins' best player, Giancarlo Stanton, got cracked in the head by a fastball during Spring Training.
Giancarlo Stanton spotted downcast teammate Jose Fernandez in
the Miami Marlins' clubhouse Thursday and flashed him a grin.
Ben and Sam preview the Marlins` season with Daniel Rathman, and Pete talks to Sun-Sentinel Marlins beat writer Juan C. Rodriguez (at 16:59).
JUPITER, Fla. Upon entering the Miami Marlins spring clubhouse at Roger Dean Stadium, one sees a rectangle-shaped room outlined with wooden lockers against the walls.
A group of temporary cubicles resides in the middle. Walk to the far side of the black metal section, and there are three consecutive lockers assigned to players wearing Nos. 76-77-78.
Don't be fooled by the high...