Giancarlo Stanton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankee Stadium continues to boo struggling Stanton, hitting .086 at home

    The Score "Yankee Stadium continues to be a house of horrors for Giancarlo Stanton. The slugger endured another miserable night at the plate Tuesday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts, an infield popup, and grounded into a double play against the Miami Marlins. He finished 0-for-7 with one walk and four..." April 18

  • Yankees considering dropping Giancarlo Stanton in lineup

    Larry Brown Sports "Giancarlo Stanton’s disastrous first few weeks as a New York Yankee has manager Aaron Boone reconsidering his spot in the batting order. After Stanton went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts on Tuesday in a 9-1 loss to his former team, the Miami Marlins, Boone said he was thinking about dropping the..." April 18

  • Don Mattingly Unsure If Giancarlo Stanton Can Handle Boos From Yankees Fans

    NESN "New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton already has started to feel the pressure from Yankees fans after striking out five times in two separate games, resulting in getting booed from the crowd. The slugger, who was traded to New York from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade over..." April 17

  • This is the next-best thing to a Giancarlo Stanton hot start

    New York Post "Giancarlo Stanton is struggling, trying to get the feel for being a Yankee. This is a difficult process, coming from another team. The second-best thing that could have happened to Stanton, however, is taking place. Sure, it would be wonderful for the Yankees if Stanton had gotten off to a..." April 17

  • Giancarlo Stanton says there’s no ‘bad blood’ with Derek Jeter

    New York Daily News "It doesn’t sound like Derek Jeter will even need to send a gift basket in order to mend fences with Giancarlo Stanton. Despite their contentious dealings before Stanton was traded from Miami to New York, the Yankees’ star slugger says there’s no tension between them from his perspective. “I..." April 16

  • Scouts break down Giancarlo Stanton’s struggles: ‘He’s just a mess’

    New York Daily News "Giancarlo Stanton is about to get his first taste of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry come Tuesday — and he may get better treatment in enemy territory than he’s gotten in the Bronx. Stanton was booed vociferously by Yankees fans because of his dreadful performance during his first homestand wearing..." April 10

  • How Giancarlo Stanton responds to nightmare start will define his Yankee career

    New York Daily News "This is the nightmare scenario for any newcomer, but especially the one with the biggest contract in baseball, with the world watching to see if he can handle the bright lights in New York. So now we’re going to find out in a hurry about whether Giancarlo Stanton, the most feared slugger in the..." April 09

  • Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton chalks poor start up to 'a bad week'

    ESPN "Giancarlo Stanton's first homestand as a member of the New York Yankees went far differently than he or anyone who visited Yankee Stadium this past week envisioned when he was traded to the club in the offseason. Most pictured a lot of cheering. Instead, he got his share of jeering. As he..." April 08

  • Trump thinks Stanton will be successful in New York

    Larry Brown Sports "Even though Donald Trump is President, he apparently still has one eye on the New York sports scene. In an appearance on the “Bernie & Sid Show” Friday morning, Trump dodged questions about whether he preferred the Yankees or Mets, but did have praise for the Yankees’ newest star..." April 06

  • Giancarlo Stanton strikes out 5 times, hears boos in Bronx debut

    New York Post "John Sterling may have to learn how to say “whiff” in Italian. New Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton did not do any slugging in his debut in the home pinstripes on Tuesday. He went 0-for-5 with five strikeouts — four swinging and one looking — in the Bombers’ 11-4 win over the Rays. The fourth..." April 03

  • Where else Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton cash could’ve gone

    New York Post "The Yankees upgraded a strength rather than address a potential weakness in the offseason because they believed Giancarlo Stanton was a better risk at 10 years and $265 million than Yu Darvish at close to half that commitment. “Darvish was never a choice for us, in terms of length [of contract..." March 21

  • Giancarlo Stanton can’t be a liability for Yankees in leftfield

    Newsday "Tricky thing about the sun. If you’re standing on the planet Earth during the daytime, that giant ball of burning gases has a decent chance of impacting your life, one way or the other. “The sun is always there,” Brett Gardner said. “It doesn’t move.” Give Gardner an A-plus in astronomy. And..." March 06

  • Giancarlo Stanton’s first left-field start was brutal

    New York Post "If the Yankees’ plan to use Giancarlo Stanton in left field this season is real, they need to get him acclimated on ways to play fly balls that find their way into the center of the sun piercing a cobalt blue sky. After struggling to corral two fly balls during a 9-1 loss to the Rays at George..." March 05

  • Stanton: Yankees debut was better than spring in Miami

    MLB.com "Even though the details of Giancarlo Stanton's first stroll to home plate in pinstripes aren't likely to be referenced in any future history texts, the image seemed to drip with importance as the slugger dug into the right-handed batter's box on Friday afternoon. There are moments where..." February 24

  • Giancarlo Stanton gets his first Yankees at-bat

    New York Post "Giancarlo Stanton’s first Yankees at-bat ended anti-climactically. The slugger worked a full-count walk against Tigers’ lefty Ryan Carpenter. Stanton was hitting second in the Yankees spring training opener, between Jacoby Ellsbury and Greg Bird. Stanton, playing right field, got a nice..." February 23

  • Can Aaron Judge or Giancarlo Stanton be 1st base option? Yankees say ...

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees manager Aaron Boone spent part of his Tuesday news conference going over his options at first base. The Yankees figure to keep two on their Opening Day roster, Greg Bird and probably Tyler Austin. Bird is the starter if he, knock on wood, finally stays healthy, and the Yankees still..." February 21

  • Yankees to open spring gates early for gawking at Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge

    Sporting News "The Yankees have a special treat for their fans. The team will open the gates one hour earlier than usual for spring games at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa so fans can gawk at Aaron Judge and new teammate Giancarlo Stanton during batting practice. An announcement was posted Tuesday on the..." February 08

  • Giancarlo Stanton: Jose Fernandez told me we would one day be Yankees together

    CBS Sports "Slugger Giancarlo Stanton and ace Jose Fernandez were teammates with the Marlins from 2013 up until Sept. 25, 2016, when Fernandez tragically died in a boating accident along the coast of Miami Beach. Stanton, of course, wound up being traded to the Yankees this past December. Speaking of..." January 29

  • CC Sabathia glad with addition of Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees back to ‘being that hated team’

    New York Daily News "The Yankees are embracing the hate. CC Sabathia was still a free agent at the time the Bombers pulled off a blockbuster deal to acquire reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton. But after re-signing with the Yankees for 2018, Sabathia and Stanton are teammates, and the 37-year-old lefty is enjoying..." January 18

  • Stanton to pay $29M more in taxes by moving to New York

    Fanrag Sports "How much did Giancarlo Stanton want to be a New York Yankee? Quite a bit, it turns out, if you go by the additional taxes he will pay now that he plays for the Bronx Bombers. It isn’t an exact calculation, but noted tax expert Josh Rossman of Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., says that if Stanton..." December 30

  • Could Yankees trade Giancarlo Stanton after 2018 to ink Bryce Harper?

    Bronx Pinstripes "The Yankees’ recent acquisition of behemoth slugger Giancarlo Stanton in a blockbuster trade with the Miami Marlins has already made New York a legitimate World Series contender for the 2018 season. But what if the reigning National League MVP’s tenure in pinstripes lasts just one..." December 19

  • Agent: Giancarlo Stanton’s love for Dodgers kept him from taking Giants deal

    L.A. Daily News "Although the Dodgers didn’t end up with Giancarlo Stanton, they might have indirectly helped prevent Stanton from winding up in their division. The San Francisco Giants had worked out a deal with the Miami Marlins for the slugger, but he exercised his no-trade clause and refused to go to the..." December 12

  • Stanton agent: 'Boston never had any interest in him'

    NBC Sports Boston "Giancarlo Stanton’s agent, Joel Wolfe, said on Monday afternoon that the Red Sox were never presented to him and his client as a possible trade destination. “To my knowledge, Boston never had any interest in him,” Wolfe said after the Yankees introduced Stanton at a winter meetings press..." December 11

  • Giancarlo Stanton has no plans to opt out after 2020

    Fanrag Sports "Giancarlo Stanton, speaking at his introductory New York Yankees press conference on Monday, said all of the things that his new team wanted to hear. So did his agent. Stanton, acquired from the Miami Marlins for veteran second baseman Starlin Castro and prospects Jorge Guzman and Jose Devers,..." December 11

  • Derek Jeter and Giancarlo Stanton have different stories about his trade

    Hardball Talk "Giancarlo Stanton was introduced by the New York Yankees moments ago, donning the pinstripes for the first time and meeting a mass of media. The takeaway from the presser — apart from how happy he seems to be about joining the Yankees — is how poorly the Miami Marlins handled his..." December 11

  • Giancarlo Stanton rips Marlins organization in farewell Instagram post

    USA Today "An hour before his introduction as a New York Yankee, Giancarlo Stanton took to social media to close the book on his time as a Miami Marlin, thanking fans and noting the “unprofessional, circus times” during his eight seasons in South Florida. Stanton’s trade to the Yankees was finalized..." December 11

  • Giancarlo Stanton said to be ‘very happy’ over trade to Yankees

    Larry Brown Sports "Giancarlo Stanton may have had to settle on less than his first choice when he accepted a trade to the New York Yankees, but he is apparently excited about his new home. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports spoke with a friend of Stanton, and the 28-year-old slugger is said to be “very happy” that he..." December 11

  • Yankees to officially announce Stanton trade on Monday

    Sportsnaut "The MLB Winter Meetings will get off to a rip-roaring start in Orlando on Monday with the New York Yankees set to officially announce the acquisition of reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins. This has long been expected. On Saturday, reports noted that the Yankees had indeed..." December 10

  • Yankees, Marlins Reach Deal For Stanton; Still Awaiting His Approval

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees and Marlins have a deal for Giancarlo Stanton, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. The deal is still subject to Stanton’s approval, as the slugger has full no-trade rights. " December 09

  • Report: Yankees taking on upwards of $260 million to complete Stanton deal

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Marlins were looking for a trade partner who could relieve them of most of Giancarlo Stanton’s $295 million deal. That mission appears to be accomplished. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and the Athletic, the Yankees are taking on a massive amount of Stanton’s contract — at..." December 09

  • Yankees score huge catch acquiring Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton

    New York Daily News "It was too good to pass up. The Yankees have taken advantage of a desperate Derek Jeter-led Marlins franchise, acquiring slugger Giancarlo Stanton. The two teams have a deal in place, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports tweeted Saturday. The deal bolsters an already formidable lineup, with..." December 09

  • Giants go 0-for-2 on Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani

    San Jose Mercury News "Friday was not a good day for the Giants. First came the reports from SiriusXM’s Craig Mish and The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal that Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton will not approve a trade to the Giants or St. Louis, but would go to the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs..." December 08

  • Stanton says no to St. Louis

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton is over as the Miami Marlins slugger has refused to waive his no-trade clause to come to St. Louis. The Cardinals had been willing to pick up somewhere between $230 million to $250 million of Stanton's current contract to get a deal done. "We had an..." December 08

  • The Yankees are “kicking the tires” on Stanton, but don’t hold your breath Yankees, fans

    Hardball Talk "In the wake of last night’s report that Giancarlo Stanton is unwilling to waive his no-trade clause for the Cardinals and Giants, but would do so for the Yankees, Dodgers, Cubs or Astros, a new round of trade speculation and rumors has begun. First up, assessing the intent of the Yankees, who..." December 08

  • Report: Stanton Narrows List Of Trade Candidates, Crosses Off Giants And Cardinals

    Deadspin "Giancarlo Stanton has reportedly narrowed the list of places he’d accept a trade, and the two biggest frontrunners have been left off. Per reporting from The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, Stanton is now focusing on the Dodgers and Yankees—and not the Giants or Cardinals. Craig Mish of SiriusXM..." December 08

  • Don't sleep on the Dodgers when it comes to the Giancarlo Stanton trade sweepstakes

    CBS Sports "When it comes to the Marlins' desire to trade reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton and the $295 million still on his contract, you can be forgiven for thinking that it's the Giants or Cardinals or bust for the slugger. After all, those two teams have reportedly agreed to general parameters of a deal..." December 07

  • Giants, Marlins Agree to Giancarlo Stanton Trade Terms; OF Must Approve

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants met with Giancarlo Stanton and have a deal in place with the Miami Marlins to acquire the All-Star outfielder, Giants general manager Bobby Evans told San Francisco radio station KNBR (via the San Francisco Chronicle's John Shea). Shea noted Stanton would need to waive..." December 06

  • Derek Jeter Says Marlins Have Made No Decision About Stanton

    CBS Miami "Losing baseball isn’t anything new to Miami Marlins fans and the immediate future could feature more of what they’re used to. The Marlins appear close to shipping off the team’s biggest star. Miami CEO Derek Jeter says the team has made no decision regarding right fielder Giancarlo Stanton,..." December 06

  • Giancarlo Stanton Trade Offer from Giants Reportedly Revealed

    Bleacher Report "As the San Francisco Giants continue waiting for Giancarlo Stanton to decide if he will waive his no-trade clause, details of their trade offer to the Miami Marlins have reportedly been made public. According to Craig Mish of SiriusXM, the Giants' offer includes right-handed pitcher Tyler..." December 06

  • Giants reportedly had second meeting with Giancarlo Stanton’s reps

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco Giants continue to do their due diligence on the Giancarlo Stanton front. Damon Bruce of 95.7 The Game reported on his radio show Tuesday that the Giants recently had a second meeting with Stanton’s reps. He did add though that Shohei Ohtani, not Stanton, is the Giants’ top..." December 06

  • Dodgers could be Giants’ chief competition for Stanton

    San Francisco Chronicle "If the Giants trade for Giancarlo Stanton, their fans would know he left his heart in Los Angeles. Not that it would matter. The Giants are in desperate need of a power hitter, and their fans would welcome him under virtually any circumstances, even if it meant his first choice was wearing..." December 04

  • Giancarlo Stanton trade not believed close yet

    Fanrag Sports "Miami Marlins megastar Giancarlo Stanton met late this week with two of the most aggressive teams in pursuit of him, but while there’s a report a trade could happen in “two or three days,” sources familiar with the talks suggest that is quite a hopeful estimate. Though the Marlins are surely..." December 04

  • Giancarlo Stanton rumors: Marlins have trade framework in place with Giants, Cards

    CBS Sports "NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton's time with the Miami Marlins is about up -- provided, anyway, he wants it to be. That's because the Marlins have agreed to the "general framework" of trades with both the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals, contingent on whether Stanton will agree to either..." December 03

  • Giancarlo Stanton Trade Rumors: Red Sox No Longer in Talks over Marlins Star

    Bleacher Report "The Boston Red Sox are out of the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. Craig Mish of SiriusXM reported the Red Sox are no longer engaged in trade talks with the Miami Marlins for Stanton, noting they were a long shot all along. Stanton, 28, is the reigning National League MVP. He hit..." December 03

  • Giancarlo Stanton prefers Giants over Cardinals

    Sportsnaut "If the Los Angeles Dodgers are Giancarlo Stanton’s first option, there has to be another option for the reigning NL MVP if talks between his Miami Marlins and the Dodgers continue to fail picking up traction. Both the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants have been linked to Stanton as..." December 03

  • Stanton attended meetings with Giants, Cardinals

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals remain in the mix as they hope to acquire Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton in a trade. Per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, Stanton was present at separate meetings over the past two days with representatives for the Giants and Cardinals as they..." December 03

  • Skepticism remains that Stanton would go to Cards

    Fanrag Sports "A contingent of St. Louis Cardinals power brokers traveled to Los Angeles and — like the San Francisco Giants — will make their case that Miami Marlins superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton should consider playing for their team for the next 10 years. What a nice case it is: The Cardinals are one..." December 02

  • Cardinals reportedly meeting with Giancarlo Stanton's reps

    CBS Sports "On Thursday, we noted the San Francisco Giants were meeting with Giancarlo Stanton, the Miami Marlins outfielder and NL MVP who can't go a day without appearing in a trade rumor. The Giants aren't the only team talking turkey with Stanton's camp on Friday. That's because the St. Louis Cardinals..." December 01

  • Marlins, Giants close to agreeing on Stanton trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The only thing standing in the way of Giancarlo Stanton being traded to the San Francisco Giants may be the NL MVP’s stamp of approval. SiriusXM Radio host Craig Mish reported on Thursday that Giants executives were set to meet with Stanton’s representatives in Los Angeles. According to Jon..." December 01

  • Marlins would 'likely' accept potential Giants trade

    CBS Sports "Another day, another rumor concerning the future of Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins. For those who haven't been paying attention, the Marlins have been talking trade with other teams about Stanton all winter long. The long and short of it is that the new ownership group, publicly faced..." November 30

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