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27 Giancarlo Stanton RF
Height/Weight: 6-6/240 | Birthdate: 11/8/1989 | Birthplace: Panorama, CA | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Miami | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $537,000 | Owned/Started%: 89/49 | Average Draft Position: 46.44
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Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton have 13-year, $325-million deal in place


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/17/2014) The Marlins and star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton have a deal in place for a record $325 million over 13 seasons, team sources told CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

Stanton is expected to receive an early opt-out clause and a no-trade provision as part of the deal. The opt-out clause is expected to occur not long after Stanton turns 30 years old.


Report: Marlins close to signing Giancarlo Stanton to record deal


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(11/14/2014) Sources have indicated the Marlins are on the verge of signing outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to a 13-year, $325 million contract, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

The deal also reportedly includes a no-trade clause as well as an opt-out clause. Stanton was recently named runner-up to pitcher Clayton Kershaw for NL MVP.


Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton discussing $300M deal


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/13/2014) The Marlins are discussing a record-breaking $300 million deal with outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, according to FoxSports.com. CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman has confirmed the news, and adds that the contract could be for as many as 12 years. 

The two sides are discussing $300 million deal that would keep Stanton in Miami from 10 to 12 years. Stanton's representatives have also discussed shorter deals with the franchise. General manager Dan Jennings said the two sides have had "continual dialogue," but added "I wouldn't say we're close to anything."

The 25-year-old Stanton is coming off an incredible season in which he hit .288/.395/.555, with 37 home runs, over 539 at-bats. If he doesn't agree to an extension, Stanton would become a free-agent in 2017.


Marlins' Hill: Trade inquiries for Stanton have quieted down


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/11/2014) Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill said Tuesday teams haven't reached out lately to inquire about outfielder Giancarlo Stanton since they are aware the Marlins are trying to sign him to a long-term deal, according to the New York Daily News.

Marlins GM: The 'only hope' is to sign Stanton to long-term deal


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/10/2014) The Marlins' goal remains to sign outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to a long-term deal and not trade the 25-year-old slugger, according to the New York Post. Negotiations remain ongoing with Stanton, and general manager Dan Jennings told Joel Sherman, "There’s only one hope -- we want to sign him."

It is believed it could take an average salary of $28-30 million to sign Stanton to a long-term deal.


Report: Marlins president claims OF Stanton set to stay in 2015


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) Marlins president David Samson has claimed that slugger Giancarlo Stanton "is on the team either way" in 2015, according to the Boston Herald, which is offering that the Red Sox could seek to obtain him through the trading of top prospects.

Speculation is that the Marlins, who have been working on a contract extension with Stanton, cannot afford to keep him. Stanton is slated for free agency after the 2016 season. But he will be needed if Miami hopes to make a playoff push next year in a mediocre National League East. The Marlins were on the periphery of playoff contention through much of 2014.


Marlins contract talks with Giancarlo Stanton 'ongoing'


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/5/2014) The Marlins have reached out to outfielder Giancarlo Stanton about a contract extension, and talks are "ongoing," according to the Miami Herald

Stanton is under team control through 2016, but the club would like to work out a deal now. Miami hasn't had the best history of signing guys to long-term deals, and there's a sense Stanton will leave if he's allowed to hit free agency. Stanton is coming off the finest season of his career, in which he hit .288/.395/.555 over 539 at-bats with 37 home runs. 


Marlins trying to sign outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to extension


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(11/3/2014) Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill told MLB Network Radio that one of the top offseason goals will be signing outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to a contract extension before the winter meetings.

Stanton is considered one of the best hitters in baseball and is set to become a free agent after the 2016 season.  In 2014, Stanton hit. 288 with 37 home runs and 105 RBI in 145 games. 

He missed the last three weeks of the 2014 season after suffering multiple facial fractures and dental damage after being hit in the face by an 88 mph fastball from Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers.


Giancarlo Stanton says offseason routine won't skip a beat


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/25/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton told reporters Saturday he expects to have a normal offseason, the New York Times reported. Stanton missed the final 17 games of the season after suffering multiple facial fractures and dental damage after being drilled in the face by an 88 mph fastball from Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers.

"It was a long process of just kind of laying around the house, and not being able to leave too much," Stanton said. "But I feel great now, and I'll be back to my normal offseason routine and shouldn't skip a beat."


Marlins expecting to have Giancarlo Stanton on roster in 2015


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/30/2014) Marlins president David Samson said even if the team can't sign outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to a long-term deal, he is still expected to be part of the Marlins' plans next season, per The Miami Herald.

"He’s on this team [in 2015] either way," Samson said. "I can’t wait until after the season to sit down with Giancarlo and [agent] Joel Wolfe and talk about contract. We’re ready. We want him to be a Marlin well past his arbitration years.

"We hope that he believes in us and believes in Miami and believes in the direction of this team and recognizes that he has a chance to be the leader of a successful team for many years to come."


Giancarlo Stanton will need 6-to-8 weeks for facial fractures to heal


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/18/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton told reporters that he still needs more dental work before he has another CT test. Stanton  also admitted to sustaining an orbital fracture, though his vision was never impaired. The swelling has gone down in his face, but he'll need 6-to-8 weeks for all facial fractures to heal, according to MLB.com.

Marlins confirm end of season for Giancarlo Stanton


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2014) The Marlins have made official what was expected - slugger Giancarlo Stanton is out for the season after taking a pitch to the head against Milwaukee on Thursday.

Stanton finishes the season with a stat line of .288/.395/.555. His 37 home runs still leads the National League and will likely continue to the rest of the way.


Giancarlo Stanton will have stitches removed Tuesday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/13/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is expected to have the stitches on his face removed on Tuesday, as well as more tests that day, according to MLB.com Saturday. The team will know by then if he'll be able to return at any point this season.

Along with the facial laceration, Stanton had multiple facial fractures and dental damage after being drilled in the face by an 88 mph fastball on Thursday. He was not diagnosed with a concussion.

Stanton was in the midst of his best season in the majors, likely earning MVP consideration before the incident. He batted .288, owned the third-best slugging percentage in the majors (.555) along with 37 homers and 105 RBI over 538 at-bats.

Giancarlo Stanton exam brings good news


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) Giancarlo Stanton will avoid surgery and likely has no concussion after taking a fastball thrown by Brewers starter Mike Fiers to the face Thursday night, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Stanton has expressed a desire to return to action at some point this season, but Mike Redmond offered that such a possibility "doesn't look good."

If Stanton is indeed done for the year, he will end it with a sensational stat line of .288/.395/.555 and 37 home runs. His slugging percentage ranks third in the majors.


Giancarlo Stanton traveling back to Miami Friday for more tests


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton suffered a facial laceration requiring stitches, multiple facial fractures and dental damage, according to MLB.com on Thursday. He will return to Miami for further evaluation while the team will travel to Philadelphia to face the Phillies on Friday.

Stanton was in the midst of his best season in the majors, likely earning MVP consideration before getting struck in the face by a Mike Fiers pitch Thursday night. He batted .288 with 37 homers and 105 RBI over 538 at-bats. His status for the rest of the season remains uncertain.

Manager: Giancarlo Stanton's return this season doesn't look good


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) Marlins manager Mike Redmond told reporters after Thursday's loss to the Brewers that it "doesn't look good" as far as outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returning this season, per the Miami Herald. Stanton was drilled in the face by an 88 mph fastball from Mike Fiers and was stretchered out of the field and taken to a local hospital for tests. He is due for X-rays and a CT scan at a local hospital.

Giancarlo Stanton suffered face laceration on left side of face


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/11/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton suffered a laceration on left side of his face, according to the team's official website. He is having X-rays and a CT scan performed at a local hospital in Milwaukee.

Stanton was drilled in the face by an 88 mph fastball from Mike Fiers. He was stretchered out of the field and taken to a local hospital for tests. The team will likely provide updates on his condition in the near future, as they will travel to Philadelphia to face the Phillies on Friday. It remains to be seen if Stanton will fly with the team.

Giancarlo Stanton stretchered off after being struck in face by pitch


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/11/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was sent off the field in an ambulance after being struck in the face by a Mike Fiers pitch Thursday night. The incident happened in the top of the fifth inning, as Stanton was drilled by an 88 mph fastball.

He was stretchered out of the field and taken to a local hospital for tests. Stanton was in the midst of his best season in the majors. He owns a .288/.397/.556 slash line with 37 homers and 105 RBI over 538 at-bats.

Report: Marlins to offer record deal to Giancarlo Stanton


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/9/2014) The Marlins plan to offer outfielder Giancarlo Stanton the most lucrative contract in franchise history this offseason, USA Today reports.

"He's the leader of this franchise,'' team president David Samson said. "We always knew the talent he had, but what he's done this year, playing every day, he's the definition of a game-changer. We call him a no-food player. A no-bathroom player. When he comes to the plate, nobody leaves their seat. There's no question he's the MVP of this league.''

Stanton leads the National League with 37 home runs and 105 RBI. He said he's interested to hear the Marlins' plans this winter.


Giancarlo Stanton homers in third straight game Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2 for 4 with a solo home run in his team's 4-3 loss to the Mets Wednesday.

After struggling at the end of August, Stanton's bat has heated up with the turn of the calendar, and he's now homered in three straight games to open the month. He has hit .295/.402/.566 with 36 home runs, 102 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 512 at-bats.


Giancarlo Stanton slugs 35th home run Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2 for 4 with a double and a two-run home run in his team's 8-6 loss to the Mets Tuesday.

Stanton has homered in two straight games against the Mets to increase his National League HR lead to five blasts. He has hit .293/.401/.561 with 35 home runs, 101 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 508 at-bats, and with no one running away with the NL batting title, the outfielder has an outside shot at chasing a Triple Crown with a big September.


Giancarlo Stanton swats 34th home run Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 1 for 4 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 9-6 win over the Mets Monday.

Stanton delivered the first blow in the high-scoring game in the first inning with his NL-leading 34th home run. He has hit .292/.401/.554 with 99 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 504 at-bats.


Giancarlo Stanton knocks 33rd home run Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/26/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton 1 for 3 with two walks and a three-run home run in his team's 7-1 victory over the Angels Monday.

The National League home-run and RBI leader, Stanton is squarely in the middle of the MVP race, and his batting average is threatening to cross the .300 threshold for the first time since the All-Star break. He owns a .299/.407/.566 line with 33 home runs and 97 RBI in 482 at-bats.


Giancarlo Stanton homers, totals four RBI in win


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/18/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton parked his 32nd home run during a 10-3 win Sunday against the Diamondbacks. He finished 2 for 4 with four RBI, two runs and one walk.

Stanton didn't waste any time getting the Marlins an early lead, as he parked a three-run homer off Josh Collmenter with no outs in the first inning. Stanton added another RBI on a single off Randall Delgado in the seventh inning.

Stanton has homered nine times in his last 18 games. He is batting .306 with a .429 on-base percentage, .758 slugging percentage, 1.187 OPS, one double, 12 runs, 14 walks and 17 RBI in that span.


Giancarlo Stanton reaches four times Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton reached base four times Thursday against the Diamondbacks.

The single was Stanton's weapon of choice throughout the game. He reached three times via the single, and a fourth time on a walk. Despite being on base four times, Stanton did not score a run. He did post an RBI. Stanton is now hitting .292 following the performance.