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Giancarlo Stanton Updates Press On Recovery

Giancrlo Stanton met with the media yesterday to update them on his recovery from a brutal beaning he suffered a week prior. Just from a visual point of view, the "before and after" pictures he posted on Instagram are enough to both horrify and inspire. Stanton said he suffered facial fractures that will take 6-8 weeks to heal. Also, five of his teeth were damaged—with...
Via FenwayNation
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chin Music: Giancarlo Stanton remains optimistic

MIAMI, Fl. — Although Giancarlo Stanton may be sidelined for the rest of the 2014 season, the National League MVP candidate remains optimistic about making a full recovery from facial fractures he suffered last week in Milwaukee. Speaking to the media for the first time since being struck in the face by a fastball, Stanton said that he expects to be ready for Spring Training next...
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Two-Out Rally Pushes Nats Past Miami

Despite having clinched the NL East, the Washington Nationals (88-64) still have plenty to play for, and they acted like it tonight, as five straight two-out hits led to a five-run fourth in a game the Nats eventually won, 6-2, against the Miami Marlins (74-78). This game’s beginning could not have been further from its end. Marlins starter Brad Hand mowed down the Nats his first...
Via The Nats Blog
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Two-Out Rally Pushes Nats Past Miami

Despite having clinched the NL East, the Washington Nationals (88-64) still have plenty to play for, and they acted like it tonight, as five straight two-out hits led to a five-run fourth in a game the Nats eventually won, 6-2, against the Miami Marlins (74-78). This game’s beginning could not have been further from its end. Marlins starter Brad Hand mowed down the Nats his first...
Via The Nats Blog
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two-Out Rally Pushes Nats Past Miami

Despite having clinched the NL East, the Washington Nationals (88-64) still have plenty to play for, and they acted like it tonight, as five straight two-out hits led to a five-run fourth in a game the Nats eventually won, 6-2, against the Miami Marlins (74-78). This game’s beginning could not have been further from its end. Marlins starter Brad Hand mowed down the Nats his first...
Via The Nats Blog
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton: ‘I Was Really Fortunate’ Face Injuries Weren’t Worse

Giancarlo Stanton is disappointed that he won’t be playing in all 162 Major League Baseball games, but he’s just happy he can still see. The Miami Marlins slugger spoke for the first time Thursday about the injuries he sustained — lacerations, facial fractures and dental damage — when he was hit in the face by a fastball from Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers on Sept....
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Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Washington Nationals returned to a more familiar lineup and looked the part of a World Series contender again. The Miami Marlins continue to look powerless without Giancarlo Stanton. Washington seeks its 10th win in 13 games Friday night with Doug Fister on the mound in Miami. The Nationals (88-64) sat a number...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Brad Hand tagged early as Marlins fall to red-hot Nationals

MIAMI (AP) -- Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Washington Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursday night. Kevin Frandsen and Anthony Rendon each had two hits for Washington (88-64), which opened the night 1-1/2 games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers in...
Via AP on Fox
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Brad Hand tagged early as Marlins fall to red-hot Nationals

MIAMI (AP) -- Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Washington Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursday night. Kevin Frandsen and Anthony Rendon each had two hits for Washington (88-64), which opened the night 1-1/2 games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Giancarlo Stanton will need 6-8 weeks to heal

Giancarlo Stanton will need another 6-8 weeks to heal the fractures in his face he told reporters on Thursday. Stanton took a fastball to his face on Sept. 11 and is still on the mend. There is another CT scheduled to determine if he can fly and he has more dental work to be done. Says will take 6-to-8 weeks when all the fractures are healed. #Marlins — Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro...
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Giancarlo Stanton visits teammates for first time since injury

MIAMI -- Since last Friday, the Miami Marlins have hung slugger Giancarlo Stanton's jersey in their dugout. Even in his absence, the two-time All-Star's presence could be felt. A week after being struck in the face by Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers' 88 mph fastball, Stanton visited his teammates for the first time prior to Thursday night's game against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Stanton speaks out for 1st time since injury

MIAMI (AP) Giancarlo Stanton still needs to have five teeth fixed or replaced, along with a procedure to assess how much blood remains in his sinus cavity and will be understandably leery the next time he grabs a bat. He also knows things could be a whole lot worse. The Miami slugger spoke out for the first time Thursday night about the injury that ended his season, doing so while...
Via AP on Fox
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Nationals Finish Road Trip In Miami

In their quest for home-field advantage in the playoffs, the Washington Nationals (87-64) will next face the Miami Marlins (74-77), who based on their recent misfortunes should be a prime opponent to rack up wins against. The Marlins just finished a 10-game road trip, during which they played the Brewers, Phillies and Mets and lost half of those games. They also lost slugging right...
Via The Nats Blog
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Marlins notes: Jose Fernandez right on schedule in recovery from Tommy John

MIAMI -- While the Miami Marlins arrived back in South Florida for the final homestand of the 2014 season, ace Jose Fernandez flew out to Los Angeles hoping for good news from Dr. Neal ElAttrache. Fernandez, who underwent Tommy John surgery on May 16, was scheduled to visit ElAttrache for clearance to start a throwing program Oct. 1. He last pitched May 9 in San Diego before discomfort...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Game Day Chatter

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Via Fox Sports Florida
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Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins series primer

The Miami Marlins (74-77) return from a 10-game roadtrip to begin their final homestand of the 2014 season without slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Meeting them at Marlins Park will be the Washington Nationals (87-64), owners of the National League's top record, for a four-game series. After clinching the NL East on Tuesday night, the Nationals vie for home-field advantage in the postseason...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Back To Losing, Gare

Dillon Gee had a bad first inning, and the Marlins turned into nine Mark Belangers on Wednesday as Miami defeated the Mets 4-3. Adeiny Hechavarria and Garrett Jones turned in web gems, but it was Marcell Ozuna’s inning ending catch at the wall off the bat of Wilmer Flores in the fifth with two runners on that was the sure sign that things weren’t going to go the Mets’ way...
Via Metstradamus
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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 4, Mets 3

The Mets (73-80) lost to the Miami Marlins (74-77) by a score of 4 to 3 this evening at Citi Field. What you should know: Dillon Gee had a rough start to the game as he allowed three runs through the first three innings, but eventually settled down and pitched 6.2 solid innings, allowing four runs on seven hits while striking out four and walking two. With the bases loaded in the...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Marlins shut down Giancarlo Stanton for rest of 2014

The Miami Marlins announced Wednesday that two-time All-Star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is being shut down for the remainder of 2014. Stanton was examined by team doctors in Miami on Tuesday, and it was determined the slugger’s facial injuries need more time to heal. “As soon as the injury happened, the most important thing was obviously his health,” Marlins president...
Via Sports-Glory
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Giancarlo Stanton Shares His Progress After Taking a Baseball to the Face

Giancarlo Stanton was struck in the face with a Mike Fiers 88 mph fastball about a week ago. The scene was gruesome as the potential National League MVP lay on the ground suffering in pain.  In baseball you never want to see someone thing like this happen. It is part of the game that is nearly uncontrollable. After the incident not much news was reported about the progress of ...
Via Total Sports Blog
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Marlins Injury Update: Giancarlo Stanton officially out for season

After speculation that Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stantonmight return to the lineup before the season ends, two reputable sources confirm that Stanton's return will not happen. Juan C. Rodriguez of Miami's Sun Sentinel and Dayn Perry of CBS Sports.com both announced Wednesday afternoon that the Marlins have shut Stanton down for the remainder of the season, which...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Injured Marlins star Stanton finished for season

NEW YORK (AP) Injured Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is finished for the season because of last week's beaning. Marlins manager Mike Redmond said Wednesday that Stanton wouldn't play again this year while recovering. Stanton was hit in the face by a fastball from Milwaukee's Mike Fiers last Thursday. Stanton sustained facial fractures, dental damages, cuts that...
Via AP on Fox
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Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton shut down for remainder of season

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton's National League MVP-caliber season is officially over. Manager Mike Redmond announced to reporters at Citi Field on Wednesday afternoon that Stanton will be shut down for the final 12 games, though the team expects him to be ready for spring training. Stanton was struck by an 88 mph fastball from Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Miami Marlins Game Day Chatter

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Via Fox Sports Florida
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Umpire suspended for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon after pitcher grabbed himself (vid)

Major League Baseball announced in a press release issued Wednesday that umpire Joe West has been suspended for one game without play for initiating contact with Jonathan Papelbon after he had ejected the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher during Sunday’s game with the Miami Marlins. After West ejected Papelbon, the pitcher and umpire argued, with Papelbon blocking […] The post Umpire...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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