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Reports: Red Sox could've had Stanton for Bogaerts

Don’t look now, Boston Red Sox fans, but it turns out your dream could have been a reality. The Red Sox reportedly could have traded for Miami Marlins star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton a couple of years ago, ESPN Boston’s Gordon Edes reported, but there was one catch: They’d have to give up shortstop Xander Bogaerts. The Marlins had a similar request for the Baltimore...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

With little time left, Giancarlo Stanton's return remains in doubt

MIAMI -- With a week remaining, it looks unlikely Miami Marlins All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton will return before next Sunday's season finale in Philadelphia. "It would be pretty tough," manager Dan Jennings said. "It's the big leagues, and these guys are trying to finish off on a positive note as well, so it'd be difficult to get there, but again -- we have left it in his court...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Trying to Find Meaning in Exit Velocity for Pitchers

An increase in publicly available data can often help our understanding of the sport. The rollout of Statcast data has been fascinating. Learning how hard Giancarlo Stanton hits a ball, how fast baserunners and fielders move to steal bases and make catches, and how hard outfielders and catchers throw the ball is all very interesting information. Up to this point, it can be tough...
Via Fangraphs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Is Stanton Worthy In The Playoffs?

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 270, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) discuss some fantasy baseball topics and recap some preseason predictions. Topics include: Whether you should trust a returning Giancarlo Stanton in the fantasy playoffs Award Season is discussed and predictions are laughed at We discuss just how...
Via Baseball Professor
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton and playing the waiting game

In November 2014, when Giancarlo Stanton signed the biggest contract in American sports history, it was seen as the first in a series of moves that would eventually lead the Miami Marlins to relevance once again. The 13-year, $325 million deal, while eye-popping, seemed almost reasonable for a player of Stanton’s ability. There are only a handful of players who are probably...
Via The Outside Corner
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton out 4-6 weeks with broken bone in hand

Giancarlo Stanton suffered a hand injury during Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, and it appears he could end up missing some time. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Stanton has a broken bone in his left hand. The 25-year-old slugger initially hurt his hand on a swing and miss in the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton launches longest HR of year

You would expect Giancarlo Stanton playing at Coors Field would be must-watch television. On Friday night the Miami Marlins slugger proved that to be true, as he launched an enormous home run that instantly became the longest ball hit in the major leagues this year. The 484-foot blast to dead center off of Eddie Butler was his 18th round-tripper of the season and gave the Marlins...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon thought Marlins’ manager hire was a joke

Just like the rest of us, Dee Gordon thought it was a joke when he learned his Miami Marlins named its GM the new manager. Gordon told ESPN during an interview on Thursday that he thought teammate Giancarlo Stanton was joking when he told him about the new manager. “When I got word of it,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan makes incredible catch on Stanton bomb

This play had a little bit of everything. Fresh off hitting a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium earlier this week, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton absolutely destroyed a pitch from Atlanta Braves starter Alex Wood on Saturday. This Stanton home run was a
Via Sportsnaut
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton hits HR out of Dodger Stadium

Tuesday night, Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his eighth homer of the season off the Dodgers’ Mike Bolsinger. Well, that would be one way to describe the play. But it wouldn’t convey anywhere near the majesty of this feat. Stanton hit the ball out of the park. No, really. He launched the ball out of Dodger Stadium, clearing the awning over the left-field pavilion...
Via The Outside Corner
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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