Giancarlo Stanton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants big on Giancarlo Stanton but what does he want?

    Fanrag Sports "The San Francisco Giants are the team that’s shown the most interest in Giancarlo Stanton, sources suggest, though they are far from alone, as the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies and others also expressed hope this summer. The Giants could actually have an advantage over those two..." October 12

  • Who is leading Stanton sweepstakes?

    Fanrag Sports "Many Miami Marlins players aren’t expecting to be back next year due to the expected rebuild/selloff, as was mentioned here in the Giancarlo Stanton interview over the weekend. But the key to the anticipated rebuild is probably Stanton himself. While Jeter didn’t delve deeply into coming plans..." October 05

  • Mattingly: Stanton will bat leadoff in season finale amid 60-HR chase

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Don Mattingly had planned to give Dee Gordon a day off this weekend, as he occasionally does, but when the manager expressed that sentiment to his second baseman, Gordon wasn’t interested — and even confused. “He looked at me like I had three heads,” Mattingly said. “Then I saw he had 196..." October 01

  • Giancarlo Stanton wants out if Marlins rebuild

    Fanrag Sports "The great Giancarlo Stanton is enjoying the home run chase, the MVP speculation and easily enduring the controversy in the debate over what’s the real home run record, which has its obvious “gray areas,” as he called them, to explain the whole Roger Maris vs. Barry Bonds thing. But on this one..." September 30

  • Marlins' Don Mattingly may move Giancarlo Stanton to leadoff spot

    ESPN "With Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton sitting at 59 home runs with two games remaining, manager Don Mattingly said he may consider moving the outfielder to the leadoff spot Saturday and Sunday in an effort to generate a potential extra at-bat. Batting from the second spot Friday night, Stanton..." September 30

  • Derek Jeter must make impossible decision about Giancarlo Stanton's future

    ESPN "After the 2001 Yankees lost the World Series to the Diamondbacks on Luis Gonzalez’s broken-bat hit in the bottom of the ninth inning, a lot of the Yankees players were circumspect in defeat. Arizona had generally dominated the Yankees for the majority of that World Series, and New York was..." September 25

  • Giancarlo Stanton Is Nearing 61 Homers. But Is He Chasing a Record?

    New York Times "If you want to understand someone’s baseball soul, look at the game when that person was 8 years old. Those are the days of miracle and wonder, the sweet spot when baseball grabs ahold of you and fixes your view of it forever. Giancarlo Stanton was 8 years old in 1998. That was the summer of..." September 12

  • Lexy Panterra 'I WANT Giancarlo Stanton ... For Lifelong Friendship'

    TMZ "MLB home run leader Giancarlo Stanton is NEVER getting to home plate with pop singer (and twerk queen) Lexy Panterra ... and that's coming DIRECTLY from Lexy, who says the two are just friends. And they're gonna stay that way ... We got Lexy at Poppy (NEW HOLLYWOOD HOTSPOT ALERT) and asked..." September 09

  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton slugs No. 53 -- and dents TV camera

    ESPN "Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton homered in the fifth inning of Miami's 7-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Monday night, his major-league-leading 53rd home run of the season. Stanton connected on an elevated 96 mph fastball off Washington's A.J. Cole and sent the ball into the..." September 05

  • Giancarlo Stanton on home run binge: Barry Bonds has been huge for me

    Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton doesn’t hold any hope of breaking the single-season record for home runs held by Barry Bonds. “There’s a long ways for that one,” Stanton said. But Stanton is thankful that he continues to receive advice from Bonds, his hitting coach with the Marlins last..." August 29

  • Four teams are reportedly the most serious about a Giancarlo Stanton trade

    CBS Sports "First, the obvious: Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has legitimate designs on 60 or more home runs this season, and his second-half surge has lifted Miami into wild-card contention. As such, the Marlins -- even though Stanton has already passed through waivers -- aren't going to trade him during..." August 29

  • Would the Marlins dare trade Giancarlo Stanton in the offseason?

    USA Today "The San Francisco Giants recently called, and privately informed the Miami Marlins of their interest. So have the St. Louis Cardinals. The Texas Rangers. The Philadelphia Phillies didn’t want to be left out, either. They all have one thing in mind. They want Miami Marlins slugger..." August 28

  • Marlins not actively shopping Giancarlo Stanton

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton reportedly will not be traded this month. FOX Sports’s Ken Rosenthal reported Saturday that the Marlins are receiving phone calls on Stanton, but are only “passively listening” and not making an aggressive effort to move the outfielder. The offers have..." August 26

  • Stanton appears to have a clear path to 62

    MLB.com "Giancarlo Stanton hit home run No. 47 in Philadelphia on Thursday, a 115.7-mph blast that was measured as his hardest-hit home run of the season. It was his third homer in five games, ninth in 14 and 14th of August. It's not just about whether Stanton will lead the Majors, because that's now a..." August 25

  • If Stanton thinks 61 is the home run record, that's fine, but context is important

    CBS Sports "Although his pace has slowed down the last few days, Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been an epic home run tear these last few weeks. He's crushed 19 home runs in 34 second half games and 24 home runs in his last 39 games overall. Stanton leads MLB with 45 home runs in 2017. Only one other..." August 22

  • New Marlins ownership group reportedly may look to trade Giancarlo Stanton

    CBS Sports "Recently in this space, we gave a full breakdown of the trade scuttle regarding Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. One of things we pointed out is that a trade of Stanton and the almost $300 million left on his contract (plus that opt-out after 2020) seemed more likely to happen after Derek..." August 18

  • Giancarlo Stanton winter trade not a long shot

    Fanrag Sports "Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has cleared waivers, as Jeff Passan of Yahoo first reported. And while this wouldn’t seem to be any time to trade Stanton as he’s coming off a six-game home run streak that ended on Wednesday — giving him 10 more home runs (44) than anyone else in the NL..." August 17

  • Giancarlo Stanton views 61 as the legitimate home run record

    Larry Brown Sports "Giancarlo Stanton may have very little chance at surpassing Barry Bonds’ single-season record of 73 home runs, but the Miami Marlins star is eyeing a number that is certainly attainable and he believes is more legitimate. That number is 61. Stanton, who is currently on pace to hit 60 homers,..." August 17

  • Marlins ‘willing to engage’ on Stanton trade talks

    Sportsnet "With Giancarlo Stanton clearing waivers Tuesday, the Miami Marlins have the opportunity to trade MLB’s home run leader to any club before the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline if that’s the road the franchise wants to go down. Speaking on Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Starting Lineup, MLB Network’s Jon..." August 16

  • Giancarlo Stanton clears waivers, teams interested

    TSN "According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Giancarlo Stanton has cleared revocable waivers and could soon be on the move. The Miami Marlins slugger has 10 years and $295 million left on his mammoth contract, but does currently lead the majors in home runs with 43. Passan reports at least four..." August 15

  • Giancarlo Stanton ties Marlins' single-season record with 42nd HR

    ESPN "Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his 42nd home run of the season Sunday to tie the franchise's single-season record and reach 250 for his career. The club record previously belonged to Gary Sheffield, who hit 42 homers with the Marlins in 1996. Stanton blasted an opposite-field..." August 13

  • Marcell Ozuna believes Giancarlo Stanton can hit 70 home runs

    Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton hit his 40th home run Friday, and it was another beauty -- a 433-footer. Gary Sheffield’s club record of 42 homers is no longer just doable. It’s all but a given that Stanton, barring some unforeseen injury, will shatter the mark that was set in 1996 -- perhaps, even, by the..." August 13

  • Yankees Really Can’t Swing Jacoby Ellsbury-Giancarlo Stanton Trade, Can They?

    NESN "The New York Yankees have a Jacoby Ellsbury problem. The Bronx Bombers appeared to pull off a coup when they signed the All-Star outfielder away from the rival Boston Red Sox following the 2013 season, luring Ellsbury away with a grandiose seven-year, $153 million contract. Ellsbury is a very..." July 25

  • Don't Look Now, But The Yankees Might Be Interested In Giancarlo Stanton

    Deadspin "Giancarlo Stanton was definitely thinking home run. In a rare visit to the Rangers, one of the few ballparks the Marlins slugger hasn’t homered in, Stanton realized this might be his last chance for a while to notch it on his belt. (Well, his last chance for a while unless he becomes a Yankee..." July 25

  • Yankees have ‘checked in’ with Marlins about trading for Giancarlo Stanton

    New York Daily News "Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton sharing the same outfield would give new meaning to the Yankees being called the "Bronx Bombers." And according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Yankees have "checked in" with the Marlins about Stanton. But based on Heyman's report, it doesn't appear the..." July 23

  • Giancarlo Stanton sounds like he’s had it with the Marlins

    New York Post "Let the MLB trade games begin. Giancarlo Stanton appeared to set the Marlins rumor mill in motion Wednesday afternoon when he ripped his team’s lackluster performance after a 10-3 loss to the Phillies in front of their home crowd. The thrashing at the hands of the last-place Phillies cost the..." July 20

  • Giants showing most interest in Giancarlo Stanton

    Larry Brown Sports "2017 may be a lost season, but the San Francisco Giants may already have the next even-year trick up their sleeve. SiriusXM’s Craig Mish reports Saturday the Miami Marlins are receiving trade interest in Giancarlo Stanton, and the Giants are said to be most interested. The Giants are..." July 16

  • Giancarlo Stanton officially commits to Home Run Derby, excited to defend title

    Sporting News "Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has committed to defending his title at the 2017 Home Run Derby in Miami. MLB's All-Star weekend is less than a month away, and the Home Run derby has been reinvigorated in recent years. Stanton, who bashed his 20th home run of the season during Sunday's 4-2..." June 26

  • Could the Marlins consider trading Stanton?

    Fanrag Sports "Giancarlo Stanton’s name has not come up in any trade talks yet – but that may only be because current ownership owner understands his Marlins fate will be left up a new owner (with Stanton’s considerable input since he has a full no-trade provision in his record $325-million contract). There’s..." June 16

  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on bruised right wrist after getting hit: 'I thought it was snapped'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Giancarlo Stanton left the Miami Marlins’ game Saturday with a right wrist contusion. Stanton took a 95.3-mph fastball off the hand in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates, hopping around in pain before heading to first base. After a trainer checked him out — and he continued shaking..." June 11

  • Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton exits game after being hit by pitch

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Marlins got a pretty major scare. Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton exited Saturday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after being hit on the hand by Pirates starter Trevor Williams. The pitch registered at over 95 miles-per-hour and Stanton was seen in tremendous pain before..." June 10

  • Stanton becomes franchise’s all-time RBI leader in win over Diamondbacks

    Miami Herald "By his standards, it was hardly one of Giancarlo Stanton’s longest home runs. Yet, his 351-foot solo shot to right field off Arizona’s Patrick Corben in the fifth inning on Friday night at Marlins Park had significance. It not only gave the Marlins a 6-5 lead in an eventual 7-5 victory over..." June 03

  • Giancarlo Stanton says frustration level is “highest ever”

    Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton should be a happy man, what with a $325 million contract that sets him up for life. But all that money -- guaranteed to the decimal -- isn’t putting a smile on his face. He is fed up with losing, and losing is all he’s ever known as a Marlin. Before taking the field..." May 19

  • Giancarlo Stanton tired of being asked about Aaron Judge

    MLB.com "The comparisons between Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge keep coming, more and more by the day, and perhaps they're apt. Judge doesn't yet have Stanton's pedigree, his contract or his reputation. But he is probably the only comparable player to Stanton in baseball history in terms of strength..." May 06