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Watch: Giancarlo Stanton cheered in return to Miami, Yankees edge Marlins in extras

Watch: Giancarlo Stanton cheered in return to Miami, Yankees edge Marlins in extras

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MIAMI, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The crowd at Marlins Park gave New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton a standing ovation in his return to Miami Tuesday, which resulted in a Marlins loss. "It was definitely more than I could ask for," Stanton said. "It's going to be one of the more special moments of my career." Stanton was making his first appearance in the city as a visiting player after being traded to the Yankees in December. The 2017 National League MVP went 2-for-6 in the win. He also came within inches of hitting his 300th career home run in the 2-1 triumph. Third baseman Miguel Andujar played the hero for the Yankees, smacking a sacrifice fly to left field to bring home Kyle Higashioka for the go-ahead score in the top of the 12th frame. The Yankees drew first blood after three scoreless...
Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-5 with 5 strikeouts, booed by Yankees fans

Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-5 with 5 strikeouts, booed by Yankees fans

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April 4 (UPI) --New York Yankees fans let Giancarlo Stanton hear a chorus of boos after he struck out five times against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.The boo-birds were out several times, letting the slugger hear it Tuesday during the Yankees' 11-4 victory. Stanton went 0-for-5, with five strikeouts and left eight runners on base from the No. 3 spot in the Yankees' batting order. The 2017 National League MVP is hitting .211 on the season, with two home runs, four RBIs and nine strikeouts.Rays right-handed starter Chris Archer was the first pitcher to fan Stanton. Archer got Stanton swinging on an 89.8-mph slider to end the first inning. Archer struck out Stanton again in the third inning. That time, the righty ripped in a 94-mph slider and caught the slugger looking.Archer's third ...
San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals interested in Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton

San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals interested in Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton

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July 16 (UPI) -- A no-trade clause hasn't stopped teams from asking the Miami Marlins about Giancarlo Stanton's availability.Sources told SiriusXM radio that teams are "calling the Marlins on Stanton." The report stated that there is a "belief" that Stanton is willing to waive his no-trade clause and that the San Francisco Giants are showing the most interest. The St. Louis Cardinals also "checked in." Sources told SiriusXM radio that Stanton "prefers to stay" with the Marlins if the team stays together.The 27-year-old outfielder is having one of his best seasons. Stanton has a league-high 26 home runs, 59 RBI and is hitting .275 through 88 games. The four-time All-Star signed a 13-year, $ 325 million contract with the Marlins in 2014. He is due $ 14.5 million this season, but his salary e...