Miami Marlins
2014 Avg.
.317
 
Career Avg.
.267
Name  Giancarlo Stanton
Born  11/8/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  235
Number  27
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot4/15/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-4 with a homer and five RBI Tuesday against Washington.
Insight: Stanton came in with great numbers against Nats starter Stephen Strasburg and he took him deep for three-run shot in the first inning. The 24-year-old slugger is now hitting .317 with five home runs and an MLB-leading 21 RBI. He hit .236 with six home runs in 216 at-bats the past three Aprils.
 
4/15/2014 11:33:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has hit a pair of homers and is a career .333 hitter (8-for-24) versus Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: He's off to a great start, batting .305 through the first 14 games. Stanton's four homer in 2014 have traveled an average distance of 441 feet.
 
Hot4/13/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton bashed two homers Saturday in a loss to Philadelphia.
Insight: Stanton's four jacks in 2014 have traveled an average distance of 441 feet. He leads all major league hitters with 16 RBI this season.
 
4/10/2014 9:57:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is 8-for-21 (.381) against Washington ace Stephen Strasburg with a pair of homers.
Insight: Stanton is off to a quick start, batting .324 and leading the league in RBI with 13. Although a favorable matchup, he's the only Marlins hitter with a lot of success and may be left stranded on base.
 
4/8/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is just 1-for-10 against Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Stanton has gotten out of the gate quickly, batting .345 with a pair of homers and 12 RBI, but this is an unfavorable matchup against a tough lefty. Don't expect much as Gonzalez will walk him rather than give in (4 BB).
 
Hot4/6/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: In just eight at-bats against Padres starter Ian Kennedy, Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has managed to hit two homers.
Insight: Stanton also had a double off Kennedy. The 24-year-old Stanton is off to a flying start, hitting .360 with three doubles, two homers and 11 RBI in six games. Miami's offense is improved so Stanton should see way more pitches to hit than he did last year.
 
4/2/2014 11:02:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his first homer of the season Wednesday against the Rockies.
Insight: Stanton is off to a great start, driving in six runs and scoring four in the first three games. The Marlins improved their lineup by adding Garrett Jones, Casey McGehee and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, so Stanton will likely see more pitches to hit this year. According to FanGraphs, Stanton saw the second-least pitches in the strike zone of any qualified hitter in the majors last season.
 
1/23/2014 7:13:00 PM
Description: The Marlins are hoping to lock right fielder Giancarlo Stanton into a long-term deal later this offseason. SOURCE: Jim Bowden, ESPN
Insight: Stanton (.249, 24 HR, 62 RBI last season) will earn a relatively modest $6.5 million in 2014. 2016 will be the last year he is under contract. He's smashed 117 HR in his 489 games with Miami since 2010.
 
11/4/2013 2:20:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Giancarlo Stanton may have to endure another season with no protection in the lineup after general manager Dan Jennings said in an interview that the team would not trade Stanton this winter.
Insight: Stanton played just 116 games this season, but hit 24 homers. However, he knocked in just 62 runs in the light-hitting Marlins lineup. He was also walked a career-high 74 times as teams pitched around him.
 
9/22/2013 10:54:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has hit a 5-for-28 (.179) slump over his last eight games, but his matchup with Stephen Strasburg Sunday could help him shake off the doldrums.
Insight: Stanton is a .389 hitter (7-for-18) with four doubles and two homers against the Nationals ace. He's batting .251 with 23 homers, 55 RBI, 58 runs and an .854 OPS in 395 at-bats this year.
 
9/16/2013 12:38:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is 7-for-16 (.438) with a 1.161 OPS versus Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee.
Insight: Stanton (.251, 22 HR, 52 RBI) has struggled to produce without much protection in the marlins lineup. He is likely to fall short of his third consecutive 30 home run season, but Monday is a favorable matchup.
 
Hot9/13/2013 10:07:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton corked two more home runs Friday in a loss to the Mets.
Insight: He's 10-for-25 with four jacks and nine RBI in his last seven contests. Stanton (.256, 22 HR, 52 RBI) is likely to fall short of his third consecutive 30 home run season but that's only because injuries have cost him more than 40 games.
 
Hot9/11/2013 10:26:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton slugged his 20th homer of the year and drove in three runs Wednesday night.
Insight: Stanton missed a couple games this week due to an ankle injury but he was able to return to the lineup Tuesday. He has hit seven home runs in his last 22 games.
 
9/10/2013 5:37:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (ankle) is back in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Stanton aggravated a previous injury Saturday and hasn't played since. He has hit .300 with six homers and a 1.052 OPS since Aug. 17.
 
9/10/2013 10:45:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is questionable for Tuesday's game against Atlanta.
Insight: He aggravated an ankle injury during Saturday's contest against Washington and hasn't played since.
 
9/9/2013 3:23:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is out of the lineup for Monday's game with the Braves, according to Marlins beat writer Juan C. Rodriguez.
Insight: He aggravated an ankle injury during Saturday's contest against Washington and hasn't played since.
 
9/8/2013 10:37:00 AM
Description: As expected, the Marlins will be without right fielder Giancarlo Stanton on Sunday.
Insight: He aggravated an ankle injury during Saturday's contest against Washington. Chris Coghlan (.273, 1 HR, 10 RBI) will take over in right field Sunday for the series finale.
 
9/8/2013 10:20:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton left Saturday's game in the eighth inning due to a sore right foot and ankle, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com.
Insight: Stanton rolled his right ankle last Sunday against the Braves and has played through discomfort this past week. His X-rays came back negative but he'll likely sit Sunday against the Nationals.
 
9/2/2013 9:54:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is day-to-day after injuring his ankle Sunday against Atlanta. SOURCE: Marlins.com
Insight: He left Sunday's contest in the seventh inning after going hitless in four at bats. The odds of Stanton suiting up Monday against Chicago are about 50-50.
 
Hot8/29/2013 9:45:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .359 (14-for-39) with five doubles, four homers, six RBI, seven walks and eight runs over his last 11 games.
Insight: Stanton hit .143 (7-for-49) with one RBI in his first 12 games of August, so his numbers for the month are still not good, but he's producing lately and that's all that matters at this point in the season.