Giancarlo Stanton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees' Stanton seems to have made adjustment at plate

    SNY TV "Yankees OF Giancarlo Stanton said he wouldn't be changing his stance as he continues to fight his struggles at the plate. But, after a four-hit night in the team's win over the Nationals on Monday, it appears Stanton made an adjustment after all. And it..." June 19

  • Giancarlo Stanton can’t count on his bat to do the talking right now

    New York Post "There are moments when you are embraced as a New York Yankee in the Bronx, signature moments when you get to announce yourself as a New York Yankee in a Ruthian way. And so here came that moment for Giancarlo Stanton: Bottom of the fifth inning, Yankees on first and second,..." June 18

  • Is Stanton's presence hampering Yankees' catching situation?

    SNY TV "How is it that a designated hitter can affect the role of the catchers on a club? Plate appearances. While the Yankees may not regret trading for OF Giancarlo Stanton, there has been an unforeseen development among the club's catchers that has manager Aaron Boone searching..." June 05

  • Giancarlo Stanton renews feud with Mike Fiers, who calls Yanks slugger 'childish' for HR celebration

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Giancarlo Stanton clearly wasn't happy with being hit again by Mike Fiers, who said that the Yankees slugger's reaction to their..." June 05

  • Did Phillies nearly land Giancarlo Stanton before Yankees deal?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Remember all those trade rumors connecting Giancarlo Stanton to the Phillies last year? As it turns out, there was (almost) fire to go along with the smoke. When the Miami Marlins began fielding calls for Stanton last offseason, the..." May 30

  • Struggling Yankees Giancarlo Stanton, Didi Gregorius not concerning Aaron Boone … yet

    Sporting News "Before the season, Yankees manager Aaron Boone envisioned Giancarlo Stanton launching pitches out of Yankee Stadium at a torrid pace. In April, the guy blistering the ball was Didi Gregorius. Now neither Gregorius, nor Stanton can catch a break. After striking out four times..." May 29

  • Yankees fans’ Giancarlo Stanton anger was back in force

    New York Post "Yankee Stadium was supposed to set up Giancarlo Stanton to produce career-best power numbers. Instead, the ballpark — or, to be more precise, his struggle there — is holding the hulking slugger back. Stanton’s problems in The Bronx continued Sunday in a 3-1 victory..." May 28

  • Why Yankees have been giving Stanton more starts in left field

    New York Post "Early in spring training, it was obvious the Yankees weren’t going to move Aaron Judge out of right field and Giancarlo Stanton would have to adjust to a heavy dose of designated hitter with an occasional start in left field. And those appearances in left would come at Fenway..." May 25

  • So far, J.D. Martinez has been superior to Giancarlo Stanton

    WEEI Boston "Good things happen to those who wait. The Red Sox didn’t sign J.D. Martinez until late February, nearly two and a half months after the Yankees had acquired Giancarlo Stanton. So far, the Red Sox got the better slugger for potentially $133 million less.  Martinez blasted..." May 20

  • Giancarlo Stanton, who has struggled with Yankees, is turning into a Red Sox killer

    New York Daily News "Giancarlo Stanton is starting to develop a reputation as a Red Sox Killer. A reputation that could eventually win over all the Bombers fans who booed him so vociferously as his strikeouts began to pile up in the Bronx. A reputation that could help the $295 million blockbuster trade import..." May 09

  • Giancarlo Stanton’s transition to Yankees takes big leap forward

    New York Post "This is only the start. A nine-game winning streak for the Yankees and a sweep of the Angels at Angel Stadium for the first time since 2003. That’s the word from Big Man Giancarlo Stanton after a 2-1 “Sunday Night Baseball” victory for the Yankees over the Angels. Stanton came to the Yankees..." April 30

  • Yankees will take any Giancarlo Stanton positive they can get

    New York Post "The combination of Aaron Judge hitting second and Giancarlo Stanton third had not resulted in the offense anyone expected, so Aaron Boone made a change Thursday. The Yankees manager moved Stanton, who entered the day hitless in his previous 13 at-bats, out of the three-hole for the first time..." April 20

  • 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 "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

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