Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.293
 
Career Avg.
.270
Name  Giancarlo Stanton
Born  11/8/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  235
Number  27
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/31/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has homered in two straight games.
Insight: Stanton hit .205 with a two home runs and 32 Ks over 83 at-bats in his first 23 games of July, but he'll go into August on a high note. He went 4-for-10 with a double and two homers the past three games.
 
7/30/2014 4:07:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went 1-for-3 with a solo homer Wednesday against Washington.
Insight: Stanton's month of July leaves a lot to be desired. He's hit .225 with three home runs and 12 RBI. He had a .902 OPS or better in each of the first three months.
 
7/29/2014 9:58:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has frequently gotten the best of his matchup with Washington right-hander Stephen Strasburg (9-for-26 with three home runs).
Insight: The slugger is batting .290 with 23 HR and a league-leading 69 RBI, but is hitting just .205 in July with an ugly .636 OPS.
 
7/22/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has four career home runs in 19 at-bats against Braves left-hander Mike Minor.
Insight: The slugger has mashed left-handers this season batting .373 with a 1.190 OPS. Stanton hasn't been hitting much of anything of late, however, .154 over the past two weeks, but Minor is still likely to pitch around him in any key situation.
 
7/18/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went deep Friday against the Giants.
Insight: With the home run, Stanton ended his longest homer drought of the season (15 games). He leads the NL with 22 round-trippers.
 
7/18/2014 12:12:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is a lifetime .636 hitter (7-for-11) with five doubles against Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner.
Insight: Stanton still leads the NL in homers (21) and RBI (63), but he's struggled of late, batting just .205 over the past two weeks.
 
Cold7/11/2014 10:16:00 AM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is just 1-for-10 versus Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler.
Insight: Stanton still leads the NL in homers (21) and RBI (63), but he's struggled of late, batting just .205 over the past two weeks and should probably be avoided Friday night.
 
6/24/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton bashed three hits Tuesday in a loss to Philadelphia.
Insight: Stanton's average has gone up 13 points during his five-game hitting streak. He leads all National League hitters in home runs (20) and RBI (58) and is eighth in batting average (.308).
 
6/19/2014 5:03:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton left Wednesday's game with a wrist contusion, but he is in the lineup Thursday, according to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel.
Insight: Stanton went 1-for-3 with a solo homer before exiting the game and has 20 homers, 57 RBI and a .987 OPS this season. Make sure he's in your lineup Thursday against the Mets.
 
6/18/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton left Wednesday's game with a wrist contusion, but he is expected to play Thursday, according ot Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.
Insight: Stanton went 1-for-3 with a solo homer before exiting the game. He has 20 homers, 57 RBI and a .987 OPS this season.
 
6/5/2014 8:19:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of June Thursday against the Rays.
Insight: Stanton (.314) hit eight homers in each of the first two months this season and now has 17 longballs, 53 RBI, 44 runs and a 1.021 OPS.
 
5/30/2014 9:59:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is just 1-for-12 (.083) against Braves starter Julio Teheran.
Insight: Stanton has been one of the top players in baseball this season and is hitting .318 with an NL leading 15 home runs, 49 RBI, 38 runs, four steals and a 1.034 OPS. He's got a tough matchup on Friday.
 
Hot5/26/2014 5:55:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer, two RBI and two runs Monday at Washington.
Insight: Stanton has been one of the top players in baseball this season and is hitting .316 with 15 home runs, an MLB-leading 49 RBI, 37 runs, four steals and a 1.027 OPS.
 
5/24/2014 11:06:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is hitless in seven at-bats against Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta.
Insight: Stanton is on fire, so keep him in the lineup anyway, just don't get your hopes too high. He smoke two monster home runs on Friday night totaling around 900 ft. He's batting .314 with 14 HR, 47 RBI and a 1.020 OPS through his first 49 games.
 
5/23/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton belted two homers Friday in a loss to Milwaukee.
Insight: He killed both of them as each homer traveled at least 440 feet. Stanton is currently on pace for 155 RBI. That would be the most we've seen since Alex Rodriguez drove in 156 runs back in 2007.
 
5/21/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton hasn't quite mastered the art of hitting Kyle Kendrick.
Insight: The Phillies right-hander has limited Stanton to a .143 batting average in 21 lifetime at bats. Stanton (.312, 12 HR, 43 RBI) has punched out in eight of those at bats.
 
Hot5/18/2014 1:58:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is getting a well-earned day off Sunday, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.
Insight: Stanton is tied for the NL lead with 12 homers and is by himself at the top of the NL leaderboard with 43 RBI this season. He should be back in the lineup Tuesday against the Phillies.
 
Hot5/17/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton crushed his 12th homer of the season Saturday night at San Francisco. He's batting .320 with a 1.023 OPS, 43 RBI, 29 runs and four steals this season.
Insight: Miami's offense has been much better in 2014 than it was last season, but Stanton still isn't seeing many pitches to hit. Instead, he's improved his plate coverage and has been taking the ball the other way more frequently. Last year, seven of his 24 homers went to the opposite field. This season, he's pulled just five of his 12 home runs.
 
Hot5/6/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was on base all four times he went to the plate Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: Stanton went 2-for-2 with two walks and an RBI. He missed a homer to dead center field in the first inning by about a foot and settled for a double. The 24-year-old has a .295 average, an NL-leading 10 homers and a major-league leading 38 RBI in 129 at-bats this season. Stanton only drove in 62 runs in 425 at-bats all of last season, but Miami's offense has been much better in 2014.
 
5/4/2014 4:24:00 PM
Description: Because one home run wasn't enough for Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, he went deep twice Sunday in a walkoff victory over Los Angeles.
Insight: It's his second multi-home run game of the season and the 11th of his career. Stanton leads the majors in RBI (36) and is second to Jose Abreu in home runs (ten). Don't be surprised if pitchers start giving him the Barry Bonds treatment. Stanton is already on pace to set a new career-high in walks with 78.