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2015 Avg.
.265
 
Career Avg.
.270
Name  Giancarlo Stanton
Born  11/8/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  235
Number  27
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/27/2015 10:56:00 AM
Description: Joe Frisaro of MLB.com is reporting that Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton will undergo surgery to repair a broken hamate bone in his left hand.
Insight: He's also reporting no ligament damage. That's normally a 4-6 week recovery time. He is hitting .268 with 27 homers, 67 RBI, 47 runs and a .952 OPS.
 
6/27/2015 10:00:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has a broken bone in his hand, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
Insight: This is a disaster for Miami fans and fantasy owers if true. He is hitting .268 with 27 homers, 67 RBI, 47 runs and a .952 OPS. It's too early for a timetable, but it's likely to be multiple weeks as the best case scenario.
 
6/24/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton homered for the second consecutive night.
Insight: Stanton finished 3-for-4 with his 27th dinger of the year. He is hitting .268 with 67 RBI overall.
 
6/23/2015 10:04:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his 26th home run of the season in the loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday.
Insight: Stanton leads all of baseball with his 26 bombs. He is also hitting .261 with 66 RBI. Stanton was 2-for-3 with two RBI on Tuesday.
 
6/18/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-4 with a home run in the, 9-4, loss to the Yankees on Thursday.
Insight: That's now 25 homers for Stanton. He also has 63 RBI and has raised his average to .265. This month, Stanton is hitting .367 with nine home runs and 18 RBI.
 
6/16/2015 10:16:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was at it again on Tuesday night.
Insight: Stanton blasted a three-run home run in the fifth inning and now has an MLB leading 24 homers and 62 RBI this season.
 
6/13/2015 7:13:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton continues to be a beast at the plate.
Insight: Stanton went 2-for-3 with a homer, four RBI, and a walk Saturday against the Rockies. He is hitting .260 with 23 homers and 59 RBI this season.
 
6/12/2015 10:11:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was 2-for-3 with a double, walk and run scored in the, 5-1, victory over the Rockies on Friday.
Insight: Stanton has raised his batting average 24 points in just the last five games. He is 10-for-19 with four home runs over that stretch. It looks like Stanton could be poised for a huge month.
 
6/11/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBI in the, 6-0, victory over the Rockies on Thursday.
Insight: Stanton hit a three-run homer in the first and then picked up another RBI on an infield single in the second. Stanton has turned it on in June, hitting .343 with six home runs and seven RBI. His OPS in June is 1.338. Stanton now has 22 home runs and 55 RBI on the season, which both are the most in the National League.
 
6/9/2015 9:28:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit two solo home runs in the loss to the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Insight: Stanton went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs. In his last two games, Stanton is 5-for-7 with three homers. This season, the right fielder is hitting .245 with 21 home runs and 51 RBI in 220 at-bats.
 
6/8/2015 10:04:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 3-for-4 with a homer Monday versus Toronto.
Insight: He had two RBI and two runs scored in the contest. The homer was his 19th of the year, and Stanton is now batting .240 with 49 RBI overall.
 
6/7/2015 2:29:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is only 3-for-26 (.115) versus Rockies starter Kyle Kendrick in his career.
Insight: One of those three hits is a home run, but clearly, there is something Stanton doesn't like about Kendrick. Even still, it's pretty hard to sit a first-round fantasy selection that is as talented as Stanton. Start with caution.
 
6/2/2015 9:51:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his 16th home run in the, 5-2, victory over the Cubs on Tuesday.
Insight: Stanton was 1-for-3 in the win. He hit his home run to extend the lead to three in the seventh. Stanton also has 45 RBI and is hitting .230 in 196 at-bats this season.
 
5/30/2015 7:30:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was at it again during Saturday's victory over the Mets.
Insight: Stanton blasted two solo homers in four at-bats. He now has 15 homers and 44 RBI so far this season, yet is hitting just .232.
 
5/30/2015 10:18:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is 11-for-27 with three homers and a 1.211 OPS versus Mets starter Jonathan Niese.
Insight: As expected, Stanton struggled against Matt Harvey on Friday night and lowered his batting average to .227. At least he's bashed 13 homers with 42 RBI so far this season.
 
5/29/2015 10:28:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is just 1-for-9 with four strikeouts versus Mets ace Matt Harvey.
Insight: He is hitting .232 with 13 homers and 42 RBI so far this season. While the home run total is solid, we'd like to see him hit for a higher average, or at least closer to his career numbers (.268). This unfavorable matchup probably won't help.
 
5/26/2015 10:22:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is 6-for-12 with a pair of home runs versus Pirates starter Jeff Locke.
Insight: He is hitting .234 with 13 homers and 42 RBI so far this season and could improve on those numbers on Tuesday. Stanton went 2-for-4 in the series opener mOnday night including his first home run in six games.
 
5/25/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton had two hits, including a home run on Monday night.
Insight: He did so in four at-bats, and now is hitting .234 with 13 homers and 42 RBI so far this season.
 
5/25/2015 9:52:00 AM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is 7-for-15 (.467) versus Pittsburgh scheduled starter Charlie Morton.
Insight: Stanton has been quiet lately, going 2-for-19 over the past five games. He's still a force with 12 homers and 40 RBI and this favorable matchup may kickstart his week.
 
5/19/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton cracked a homer on Tuesday night.
Insight: It was his lone hit in four at-bats. The two-run shot gives Stanton 12 dingers and 38 RBI on the year.