Giancarlo Stanton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brian Cashman: Giancarlo Stanton to be used exclusively as DH

    The Score "Giancarlo Stanton's days in the outfield are over. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told media Wednesday his club will go forward using Stanton as a designated hitter only, according to Brendan Kuty of Stanton, 30, made zero outfield..." October 14

  • Giancarlo Stanton becomes 1st to start postseason with HRs in 5 straight games

    The Score "New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is on a historic tear and on Wednesday became the first player to begin a postseason with home runs in five consecutive games, according to Sarah Langs of Stanton is one game away from tying Daniel..." October 08

  • Giancarlo Stanton’s on a playoff home-run binge for the ages

    New York Post "Put your pinstriped allegiances or antipathies aside for a moment. If you like tantalizing, transcendent baseball, you don’t want the Yankees to go home anytime soon. Because you want to see what Giancarlo Stanton will do next. This American League Division Series now..." October 07

  • Rays Broadcaster Suggests Team Would Want to See Leg Injuries for Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton

    Complex "With the Tampa Bay Rays getting crushed by the New York Yankees in their divisional series, a team broadcaster decided to wish injury on two Yankees stars in hopes it would increase his team's chances.  In the seventh inning of Game 1 of the..." October 07

  • Rays broadcaster Dave Wills roots for Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton to get hurt

    New York Post "The Rays’ animosity toward the Yankees extends to the broadcast booth. The Yankees took a convincing 9-3 win in Game 1 of the ALDS over the Rays on Monday behind a solo blast from Aaron Judge and a grand slam from Giancarlo Stanton. Both Judge and Stanton have battled..." October 06

  • Giancarlo Stanton unfazed by Rays' trolling: Shirts, hats don't mean anything

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Rays are enjoying their time as division champions, but Giancarlo Stanton and the New York Yankees aren't letting any mind games interfere with the task at hand. After winning the AL East for the first time since 2010, Rays players wore..." October 01

  • Giancarlo Stanton won't opt out after season "On the day that Giancarlo Stanton was formally introduced as the newest member of the Yankees, proudly posing with a pinstriped jersey at the 2017 Winter Meetings, the slugger assured questioners that he would have no desire to opt out of his contract in 2020. That stance..." September 25

  • Prepare for wild Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton roller coaster

    New York Post "Ready for another ride on this pinstriped tilt-a-whirl? It could provide you with life-changing thrills. It could detach from its bolts and wreak havoc on the entire Yankees universe. It’s Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton together again, and what choice do..." September 17

  • Yankees Reinstate Giancarlo Stanton, Gio Urshela, Jonathan Loaisiga From Injured List

    SI "Giancarlo Stanton has been reinstated off the 10-day injured list, the Yankees announced on Tuesday afternoon. Along with Stanton, New York has placed third baseman Gio Urshela and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga back onto the active roster. Utilityman Miguel Andújar and first..." September 16

  • Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton Likely To Return This Week

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees seem set to get a pair of important reinforcements back, as manager Aaron Boone told Jon Morosi of MLB Network Radio on Monday that sluggers Aaron Judgeand Giancarlo Stanton are likely to return from the injured list this week. Judge resumed swinging Monday,..." September 14

  • Yankees' Aaron Boone: 'Good chance' Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton return soon

    The Score "The New York Yankees could see a pair of star players back in the lineup soon. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said there is a "good chance" that outfielder Aaron Judge and designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton could return by next weekend, according..." September 11

  • Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton shares fans' frustrations after landing on IL

    ESPN " Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton's career in pinstripes has included what seems like a never-ending list of trips to the injured list that has drawn the ire of Yankees fans since the former National League MVP was acquired from the Miami Marlins. This time the..." August 17

  • Giancarlo Stanton could miss up to a month with hamstring injury

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s looking like another injury-hit season for Giancarlo Stanton. New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone announced Tuesday that Stanton is suffering from a Grade 1 hamstring strain, and will likely be out for 3-to-4 weeks. " August 12

  • Giancarlo Stanton has Grade 1 hamstring strain

    TSN "New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton continues to have issues staying healthy. After an injury-riddled season in 2019 that limited him to just 18 games, the 30-year-old was placed on the shelf by the Yankees once again this weekend with a left hamstring..." August 11

  • Giancarlo Stanton Likely Headed to IL With Left Hamstring Tightness

    SI "The latest chapter of Giancarlo Stanton's injury history in a Yankees uniform was written on Saturday night. Following a 5-3 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field, Yankees' manager Aaron Boone revealed that Stanton has left hamstring tightness and will likely require a trip to..." August 09

  • Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton Placed on 10-Day IL After Suffering Hamstring Injury

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton exited Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with a left hamstring strain and was placed on the injured list on Sunday. Stanton was limited to 18 games in the regular season and five playoff appearances for..." August 09

  • Giancarlo Stanton's Ex Has Reportedly Moved on With Cody Bellinger

    Sports Gossip "Cody Belling is the reigning MVP, so it makes sense that he'd have one of the world's most beautiful women. But unfortunately for him, he does know who his girlfriend's ex is. Everyone does, that's because it's the Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton. " August 04

  • Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Hicks kneel during national anthem

    USA Today "As Major League Baseball's season began with season openers Thursday and Friday, unity was a theme oft cited by players taking the field for the first time since the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.  That's the theme the New York Yankees and..." July 26

  • This was perfect start for Giancarlo Stanton and Yankees

    New York Post "Sometimes, these things can be an illusion on television. A ball looks like it is absolutely clobbered in real time — but on replay, slowed down, you see it was hit south of the trademark, or all the way up to the tip of the barrel. A switch of cameras shows a cannon shot that’s..." July 24

  • Masahiro Tanaka says he has watched video of line drive to head ‘many times’

    Larry Brown Sports "Masahiro Tanaka appears to have some sort of a sense of humor about a Giancarlo Stanton line drive hitting him in the head. The New York Yankees pitcher was part of a scary incident ten days ago when he was hit in the head by a liner during a simulated game. Tanaka was..." July 14

  • Giancarlo Stanton says he'll be ready for Opening Day

    The Score "New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton says he'll be ready for Opening Day, according to Bryan Hoch of Stanton has been dealing with a calf strain since February and was originally slated to miss the start of the 2020 season before the COVID-19..." July 12

  • Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton Calls Hitting Tanaka with Liner a 'Terrible Moment'

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton reflected on the scary moment from Saturday's simulated game when he hit a liner that struck pitcher Masahiro Tanaka in the head. Speaking to The Athletic's Lindsey Adler, Stanton called it "a terrible..." July 07

  • Masahiro Tanaka Issues Health Update After Being Released From Hospital

    NESN "Remarkably (and relatively), Masahiro Tanaka is all right. The New York Yankees pitcher was released from a hospital Saturday evening hours after getting hit in the head by a Giancarlo Stanton line drive. Tanaka, who walked off the Yankee Stadium field under his own power, was placed..." July 05

  • Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres critical of YES coverage of Masahiro Tanaka injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Two New York Yankees players think YES Network was insensitive in how they broadcast Masahiro Tanaka’s scary injury on Saturday. Tanaka was struck in the head by a line drive during Saturday’s simulated game. The workout was being broadcast live on YES, the..." July 04

  • Giancarlo Stanton Had A Heartbreaking Reaction To Hitting Masahiro Tanaka With Line Drive

    Total Pro Sports "On Saturday afternoon, the New York Yankees took to the field for a scrimmage ahead of the restart of the 2020 MLB season and tragedy struck the Bronx Bombers. During the game, Masahiro Tanaka faced off against Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton and it ended bad for the pitcher as..." July 04

  • Masahiro Tanaka 'alert, responsive' after liner strikes head "Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton on Saturday, casting a somber tone over the Yankees’ first formal workout of Summer Camp at Yankee Stadium. About an hour after the injury, the Yankees announced that..." July 04

  • 7 Injuries You Might've Forgotten About as 2020 MLB Season Resumes

    12 Up "All 30 MLB teams have reported to their respective facilities on Wednesday to prepare for the 60-game season later this month. Players and coaching staff have undergone coronavirus screenings and, on Thursday, have begun working out on the field. Given that there was such a long..." July 02

  • Five Yankees who will benefit the most from short MLB schedule

    New York Post "In between tracking the talks between the owners and players about what a possible 2020 season could deliver, The Post is looking at five Yankees who could benefit from a shortened schedule and the possibility of rosters expanding from 26 to 30. When it was apparent the season..." June 04

  • Giancarlo Stanton shares cool story about his home run out of Dodger Stadium

    Larry Brown Sports "Giancarlo Stanton is known for hitting some huge dingers during his career, but his mammoth home run at Dodger Stadium is one of his most famous. Five years ago, Stanton crushed a bomb that landed on the roof at Dodger Stadium. He became only the fourth player to hit a ball..." May 13

  • Giancarlo Stanton impressed with young slugger who has similar swing

    Larry Brown Sports "A video of a young slugger went viral on Saturday night, and Giancarlo Stanton took notice. MLB tweeted a clip of a 5-year-old boy named Vinny swinging an impressive stick. Take a look: " May 10

  • Aaron Boone provides an injury update on four key players

    Empire Sports Media "New York Yankees skipper Aaron Boone gave us an injury update on four key players in a recent radio interview. Giancarlo Stanton Stanton was diagnosed with a grade one calf strain in spring training. He had just two plate appearances and was expected to miss an extended..." May 05

  • Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton Donating 15,000 Face Shields to Hospitals in New York and California

    SI "Giancarlo Stanton is doing his part in supporting healthcare workers fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic.  The Yankees' slugger announced on Wednesday that he has donated 12,000 face shields to hospitals in New York City as well as Southern California, where he grew..." April 30

  • Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and James Paxton ‘continue to heal’

    New York Post "There’s no telling when the Yankees and the rest of baseball might start playing again, but in the meantime, Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are among those who have remained in Tampa, trying to make sure they are healthy if and when the sport resumes this..." April 25