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Giancarlo Stanton | Outfielder

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 242
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Giancarlo Stanton (hand) has been cleared to swing off a tee.
He's been taking dry swings for a week and is ready to take the next step. While manager Dan Jennings wouldn't offer a firm timetable on when Stanton will return, he didn't rule out the slugger being activated at some point next week. "His hand looks good," Jennings said. "It's healed. The scar looks well. Now he's going to start off the tee and into flips. He'll progress at his timetable. It's good to see him making strides the right way." Jul 29 - 10:37 AM

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Giancarlo Stanton (hand) has been cleared to take dry swings after visiting a hand specialist on Monday.

The slugger has been sidelined for a little over three weeks following surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone in his left hand. Swinging a bat again is obviously a big step, but Stanton remains at least a couple weeks away from a return to the Marlins' lineup.
Source: Miami Herald
Jul 20 - 9:03 PM

Giancarlo Stanton underwent successful surgery on Sunday to repair a fractured hamate bone in his left wrist.

He'll be sidelined for the next 4-6 weeks, which puts his return to the Marlins lineup in early August. Ichiro Suzuki appears to be the most likely beneficiary of additional playing time in his absence.
Jun 28 - 4:35 PM

Marlins placed OF Giancarlo Stanton on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist hamate fracture.

Stanton will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks with the injury and is expected to return to the Marlins at some point in early August. Look for Ichiro Suzuki to see increased time in the outfield while Stanton is sidelined.
Jun 27 - 12:28 PM

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that Giancarlo Stanton will undergo surgery to repair a broken hamate bone in his left hand.

Stanton will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks, but the encouraging news is that there was no ligament damage found. Expect him to return to the Marlins lineup at some point in early August.
Jun 27 - 10:45 AM

Tim Kurkjian of ESPN reports that Giancarlo Stanton will miss 4-6 weeks with a broken bone in his left hand.

It's a very tough blow for the Marlins and fantasy owners alike. Hand injuries have notoriously sapped players of their power stroke upon returning as well, so it's unknown what version of Stanton will appear upon his return. The 25-year-old was in the midst of a monstrous season, slashing .265/.346/.606 with a league-leading 27 home runs and 67 RBI.
Jun 27 - 10:23 AM

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that Giancarlo Stanton will have a CT scan and MRI on his injured left hand.

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported earlier in the day that Stanton had a broken bone in his hand. Frisaro adds that Stanton has so much swelling in his hand that the X-rays were unable to determine the full extent of the injury. While there's no clear timetable for how much time he may miss, a few weeks seems to be the best case scenario.
Jun 27 - 9:54 AM

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Giancarlo Stanton has a broken bone in his left hand.

Rosenthal notes that exact details on the situation are not yet known. It's obviously a devastating blow to the Marlins and to fantasy owners if Stanton is facing any sort of extended absence. He experienced increased soreness in his hand while swinging during Friday's game. The Marlins should give clarity to his situation on Saturday, but fantasy owners need to prepare themselves for an extended absence.
Jun 27 - 9:31 AM

Giancarlo Stanton is set to undergo X-rays on his left hand on Saturday.

Stanton experienced increased soreness in his left palm as Friday's game went on and indicated that it hurt the most on swings and misses. Consider the slugger day-to-day for now, but the Marlins should have an update on his status on Saturday.
Jun 26 - 10:47 PM

Giancarlo Stanton drilled his league-leading 27th home run in a losing effort against the Cardinals on Wednesday.

It was a 3-for-4 effort for the outfielder, who was the only one doing much of anything at the plate. He gave the Marlins an early 1-0 lead with a second inning laser to center field off of Jaime Garcia. Stanton extends his major league home run lead to three at 27 and also leads the big leagues in RBI with 67 while batting a cool .268/.348/.618.
Jun 24 - 9:49 PM

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 26th home run of the season in Tuesday's loss to the Cardinals.

Stanton launched the homer, a two-run shot, off Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez in the first inning. It was his lone hit on the night. There has been a lot of that boom-or-bust from Stanton this year, but the boom has been plenty valuable -- he leads the league with 64 RBI and is fifth in the NL with 45 runs scored. He's hitting .261/.343/.604 overall.
Jun 23 - 10:15 PM

Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a lopsided 12-2 win over the Yankees.

Stanton singled and scored in the first inning before blasting a three-run homer in the fifth. The home run was his 24th of the season, most in the league. Stanton also leads MLB with 62 RBI, and the outfielder is hitting .265/.351/.616 in a stellar first half of the season.
Jun 16 - 10:25 PM

Giancarlo Stanton was the entirety of the Marlins' offense in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Rockies, as the slugger hit a two-run double and a two-run homer.

Rockies starter David Hale will be seeing Stanton in his nightmares. Stanton socked a two-run double in the first inning, then one-upped himself by launching a two-run home run in the sixth inning. The mega-money star finished the game 2-for-3 and has been on a tear in June--he's now hit eight homers and driven in 15 runs in just 12 games this month. Stanton is slashing .260/.344/.613 with 23 homers and 59 RBI for the season.
Jun 13 - 7:14 PM

Giancarlo Stanton delivered a three-run homer and an RBI single against the Rockies on Thursday.

That's four homers in four games and seven this month for Stanton. He's on pace for a huge strikeout season and his OBP isn't what it usually is, but he's tops in the majors with 22 homers and 55 RBI.
Jun 11 - 11:08 PM

Giancarlo Stanton's two-homer night wasn't enough for the Marlins, who lost in walk-off fashion to the Blue Jays on Tuesday.

Stanton provided two of the Marlins' three runs with a pair of solo homers. One came in the first inning off of Mark Buehrle, and the other came in the seventh off of Roberto Osuna. Stanton moved a step ahead of Bryce Harper, who also homered on Tuesday, to take sole possession of the major league lead in home runs with 21. He's also knocked in a MLB-best 51 runs, stolen four bases, and hit .245/.332/.586.
Jun 9 - 9:29 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2Jeff Mathis
1B1Justin Bour
2Michael Morse
3Jeff Baker
2B1Dee Gordon
2Donovan Solano
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
3B1Martin Prado
2Casey McGehee
3Derek Dietrich
LF1Christian Yelich
2Ichiro Suzuki
CF1Cole Gillespie
2Don Kelly
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jose Fernandez
2Henderson Alvarez
3Mat Latos
4Dan Haren
5David Phelps
6Tom Koehler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1A.J. Ramos
2Carter Capps
3Mike Dunn
4Sam Dyson
5Bryan Morris
6Dee Gordon
7Andre Rienzo
8Aaron Crow