Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was 2-for-4 with an RBI-triple in the, 6-2, victory over the Nationals on Sunday.
Insight: Stanton is beginning to heat up as he is 5-for-7 with three extra-base hits, five runs and three RBI in the last two games. Stanton is hitting .275 with five home runs and 27 RBI in 69 at-bats this season.
4/26/2015 11:15:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is just 2-for-13 with a double in his career versus Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: It is going to be hard to sit Stanton, who was 3-for-3 with a home run versus Stephen Strasburg on Saturday, but Stanton does not have much success in his career against Gonzalez. Plan your lineup accordingly.
4/25/2015 7:45:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was 3-for-3 with a double and home run in the, 8-0, victory over the Nationals on Saturday.
Insight: Stanton came into the game with three career home runs off Stephen Strasburg, so hopefully owners listened to our advice to keep Stanton in the lineup. Stanton didn't hit the homer until the eighth, so it wasn't against Strasburg, but owners will take a single and double off the Nationals right-hander. Stanton is hitting .262 with five home runs and 16 RBI this season.
4/25/2015 11:03:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is a career .357 hitter (10-for-28) with three home runs versus Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: No player has more homers versus Strasburg (Freddie Freeman also has three). Stanton has four homers in his last eight games, though he's batting just .226 on the season. Michael Morse doesn't appear to be the protection Stanton needs behind him in the lineup.
4/23/2015 4:03:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton didn't hit a tape-measure home run on Thursday, just a line drive bullet that left the field in a heartbeat.
Insight: Stanton's home run was the fourth of the season and fourth in the last seven games. Perhaps pitching around him while he's this hot would be a good idea.
4/22/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is a career .279 hitter versus Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
Insight: Stanton is 12-for-43 against Hamels with six extra base hits and six RBI. He also has 17 strikeouts versus Hamels, so plan the lineup accordingly.
4/21/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-4 during Tuesday's loss to Philadelphia.
Insight: One of those hits was a homer run. It was Stanton's third of the season, and he now has 12 RBIs overall.
4/19/2015 4:05:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton had a RBI during Sunday's loss against the Mets.
Insight: He went 2-for-5 with a run scored. Stanton is batting .239 with 11 RBIs early on this season.
4/17/2015 11:04:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton accounted for the Marlins only run on Friday, hitting a solo home run versus the Mets.
Insight: Stanton's bomb gave Miami a, 1-0, lead, but the Mets scored the final four runs of the game. The blast was Stanton's second in as many games and second of the season. He is hitting .243 with 10 RBI.
4/16/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit just fine without his protective mask on his helmet on Thursday.
Insight: The game versus the Mets on Thursday was the first time since getting hit in the jaw with a pitch last August that Stanton was hitting without the protective face mask on his helmet. He promptly hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat and went 2-for-3 in the game. The homer was Stanton's first of the season.
4/14/2015 10:15:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton picked up four RBIs during Tuesday's win against the Braves.
Insight: Stanton is still searching for his first homer, but a 3-for-3 night will definitely help his average. Stanton has a .231 BA with seven RBIs so far this season.
4/10/2015 10:48:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-3 on Friday.
Insight: He had a double and three RBIs, along with a walk. Stanton has a .273/.529/.364 line through four games. The three RBIs were his first ones of the season.
4/8/2015 11:33:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has two home runs in five at-bats in his career versus Braves starter Shelby Miller.
Insight: It's a small sample size as Stanton has three hits and one walk in six plate appearances versus Miller, but it's hard to ignore the two home runs. Start Stanton as usual.
4/6/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is just 2-for-21 (.095) against Braves starter Julio Teheran.
Insight: Stanton batted .288 with 37 HR and 105 RBI in 145 games last season. A repeat seems likely, but he might not get off to a fast start on opening day in this unfavorable matchup.
2/26/2015 2:46:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton stood in the batters box with live pitching for the first time since he was struck in the face last September.
Insight: He'll wear protective gear this season. The slugger should be ready to go for Opening Day. Stanton batted .288 with 37 HR and 105 RBI in 145 games last season. A repeat seems likely.
9/16/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Marlins manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday that the chances of Giancarlo Stanton returning this season are "not looking good" according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.
Insight: With less than two weeks left in the season, doctors have advised against a return this year for Stanton. The outfielder suffered multiple facial fractures and lacerations requiring more than 20 stitches, as well as losing multiple teeth after taking a pitch in the face against Brewers starter Mike Fiers last Thursday. Miami is supposed to give an official update on Wednesday, but plan for Stanton to not be in your lineup from here on out.
9/12/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is likely done for the season after taking a pitch to the face and suffering multiple fractures.
Insight: Stanton leads the NL in homers (37), RBI (105) slugging (.555), OPS (.950) and total bases (299). There is no player who can replace those numbers.
9/10/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is 0-for-9 with four strikeouts against Brewers right-hander Wily Peralta.
Insight: Stanton leads the NL in homers (37), RBI (105) slugging (.556) and OPS (.951). It's tough to sit the NL MVP candidate, but owners should be aware that this is not an ideal matchup for Stanton.
9/7/2014 10:55:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is 2-for-18 in his lifetime against Braves starter Julio Teheran.
Insight: Both of Staton's hits though are extra-base hits, a double and home run. He also has three RBI and four walks. It's tough to sit the NL MVP candidate, but owners should be aware that this is not an ideal matchup for Stanton.
9/5/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-5 with a double, run and two RBI against the Braves on Friday.
Insight: Stanton snapped his three-game home run streak, but he has two hits in each of his last three games. He also has seven hits, including the three home runs, two doubles and six RBI in his last 17 at-bats. Stanton continues to have big leads in the National League in both home runs (36) and RBI (104) along with hitting .296.
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