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Giancarlo Stanton


Giancarlo Stanton

Right Field - New York Yankees

Throws: R

Bats: R

Height: 6'6"

Weight: 245

Date of Birth: November 8, 1989 (30 years old)

New York Yankees

Giancarlo Stanton News

Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton: Future likely at DH

General manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday that the Yankees are viewing Stanton primarily as a DH-only player heading into 2021, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.During his first three years in New York, Stanton has already spent most of his time at DH, logging only 85 starts in the outfield over that stretch. Heading into 2020, the Yankees eyed Stanton for full-time DH duty after he was slowed by a calf injury in spring training, but even that wasn't enough to keep the slugger healthy throughout the campaign. Due to a hamstring injury, Stanton only played in 23 of the team's 60 games, slashing .250/.387/.500 in 93 plate appearances. He at least finished the team's postseason run at full strength, but the Yankees apparently don't envision a healthy Stanton being a factor in the outfield in 2021 outside of an emergency basis. Since all 23 of his starts came at DH in 2020, Stanton will only be eligible as a utility player in most fantasy leagues, and he may not regain outfield eligibility at any point if Cashman's word holds true.

Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton: Extends home run streak

Stanton went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run during Wednesday's Game 3 loss to Tampa Bay.The veteran slugger took Shane McClanahan deep during the eighth inning and has now homer in all five postseason games this year. Stanton is 7-for-19 with six home runs, 13 RBI and three walks in the playoffs, and he may need to extend the streak further Thursday to continue the season with the Yankees facing elimination in Game 4.

Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton: Cranks two homers

Stanton went 2-for-4 with a pair of homers and four RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Rays in Game 2 of the ALDS.Stanton cranked a solo home run in the second inning and a three-run home in the fourth inning off Tyler Glasnow. The 30-year-old launched his second home run of the night, hitting the ball a staggering 458 feet to put the Yankees within one. The slugger will look to continue his impressive postseason in Game 3 of the ALDS.

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