|Jan. 17 7:19 PM PT8:19 PM MT9:19 PM CT10:19 PM ET22:19 ET3:19 GMT11:19 CST8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST10:49 PM VEN7:19 UAE (+1)9:19 PM CT-Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $6.5 million, one-year contract.
Analysis: Stanton was arbitration-eligible for the first time. He made $537,000 last year and received a hefty raise despite a disappointing season interrupted by injury, batting a career-low .249 with 24 home runs and 74 RBIs.
|Sep. 19 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 CST3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Stanton belted a two-run homer to center field Wednesday that was measured at 460 feet.
Analysis: It was his 23rd of the season, 10 of which have come in the last 30 games.
|Sep. 14 3:44 PM PT4:44 PM MT5:44 PM CT6:44 PM ET18:44 ET22:44 GMT6:44 CST3:44 PM MST5:44 PM EST6:14 PM VEN2:44 UAE (+1)5:44 PM CT-Stanton slugged two home runs in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Stanton is hitting .321 with nine homers and 17 RBIs over his last 24 games.
|Sep. 9 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET0:45 ET4:45 GMT12:45 CST9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST12:15 AM VEN8:45 UAE11:45 PM CT-Stanton returned to the Marlins lineup in a 4-3 loss to Atlanta on Tuesday.
Analysis: Stanton had missed back-to-back games with a sore ankle, and he hit an RBI double in the first inning.
|Sep. 7 5:35 PM PT6:35 PM MT7:35 PM CT8:35 PM ET20:35 ET0:35 GMT8:35 CST5:35 PM MST7:35 PM EST8:05 PM VEN4:35 UAE (+1)7:35 PM CT-Stanton homered and drove in three runs for the Marlins on Friday.
Analysis: He is 5 for 11 in the last three games.
|Sep. 2 11:06 PM PT12:06 AM MT1:06 AM CT2:06 AM ET2:06 ET6:06 GMT14:06 CST11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST1:36 AM VEN10:06 UAE1:06 AM CT-Stanton injured his right ankle Sunday on a groundout in the third inning and was eventually removed from the game.
Analysis: He's day-to-day, but could be held out of Monday's lineup.
|Aug. 29 12:12 PM PT1:12 PM MT2:12 PM CT3:12 PM ET15:12 ET19:12 GMT3:12 CST12:12 PM MST2:12 PM EST2:42 PM VEN23:12 UAE2:12 PM CT-Stanton hit his 17th homer in a 4-3 loss at Washington on Wednesday.
Analysis: Stanton has reached base safely in 15 straight games while slugging .607 with five doubles and four homers.
|Aug. 22 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 CST2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Stanton homered for the third time in five games in Miami's 4-1 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Stanton is slugging .647 while collecting at least one hit in each of his last eight games.
|Aug. 21 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET16:44 ET20:44 GMT4:44 CST1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST4:14 PM VEN0:44 UAE (+1)3:44 PM CT-Stanton was 3 for 5 in Miami's 6-4 loss to the Dodgers on Tuessday.
Analysis: Stanton is 10 for 30 during a seven-game hitting streak.
|Aug. 20 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 CST2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Stanton hit his 15th homer and second in three games in Miami's 6-2 win over the Dodgers on Monday.
Analysis: Stanton is 7 for 25 during a modest six-game hitting streak.
|Aug. 18 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 CST5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Stanton ended a 12-game drought without a homer, hitting his 14th in a 6-4 loss to the Giants on Saturday.
Analysis: Injuries aside, Stanton has generally been disappointing for owners this year, though his Miami teammates haven't given him much protection in the batting order.
|Aug. 10 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 CST3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Miami manager Mike Redmond held Giancarlo Stanton out of the lineup Saturday night to give the struggling right fielder some rest. Redmond said it "seems like he's just really grinding and not having a whole lot of fun out there."
Analysis: Stanton, an All-Star last year who led the NL in slugging percentage, has just 13 homers and 35 RBIs after averaging over 35 homers and 86 RBIs over the previous two years.
|July 29 2:37 PM PT3:37 PM MT4:37 PM CT5:37 PM ET17:37 ET21:37 GMT5:37 CST2:37 PM MST4:37 PM EST5:07 PM VEN1:37 UAE (+1)4:37 PM CT-Stanton was 2 for 3 with his 13th home run and a double in Miami's 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Analysis: Stanton is 11 for 23 over his last seven games with a 1.687 OPS, the highest in baseball during that span.
|July 28 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET12:40 ET16:40 GMT0:40 CST9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST12:10 PM VEN20:40 UAE11:40 AM CT-Stanton had three hits in a 7-4 loss to the Bucs on Saturday.
Analysis: Stanton's .849 OPS is a bit disappointing in this injury-plagued season.
|July 27 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 CST3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Stanton was 2 for 2 with his 12th homer and walked twice in Miami's 2-0 win over Pittsburgh on Friday.
Analysis: Stanton is slugging .625 over his last 11 games with four homers and three doubles.
|July 14 10:14 AM PT11:14 AM MT12:14 PM CT1:14 PM ET13:14 ET17:14 GMT1:14 CST10:14 AM MST12:14 PM EST12:44 PM VEN21:14 UAE12:14 PM CT-Stanton homered leading off the ninth inning to tie it and Ed Lucas beat out double-play relay in the 10th to lift Miami over the Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday night.
Analysis: Stanton has two homers and five RBIs in the last three games.
|June 18 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET20:20 GMT4:20 CST1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST3:50 PM VEN0:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Stanton went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs in Monday's 3-2 loss to Arizona.
Analysis: It was Stanton's 100th homer.
|June 12 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 CST10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Stanton hit his first homer Tuesday since returning from the disabled list in the eighth inning to key Miami's 5-4 victory over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Stanton is 2 for 8 with a homer and two RBIs in two games since missing 36 due to a right hamstring injury.
|Apr. 29 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 CST8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Stanton went 1 for 4 on Monday in his first game since April 29 after missing 36 due to a right hamstring injury.
Analysis: Stanton was just reinstated from the disabled list after missing five weeks with a strained hamstring and is in the starting lineup Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers.
|Apr. 29 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET16:55 ET20:55 GMT4:55 CST1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST4:25 PM VEN0:55 UAE (+1)3:55 PM CT-Stanton homered twice and drove in four runs Sunday, and Miami beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 to avert a four-game sweep.
Analysis: Stanton, who led the NL in slugging last year, waited 65 at-bats to hit his first homer Saturday. He hit another in the first inning off Carlos Villanueva to put Miami ahead 2-1. The All-Star right fielder singled home a run and later scored in the sixth. He homered again leading off in the eighth against Kameron Loe and finished 3 for 3 to raise his average to .243.
|Apr. 24 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 CST3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Stanton went 2 for 4 with two RBIs in an 8-5 win over Minnesota on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Stanton had just one RBI on the season entering the contest.
|Apr. 12 4:07 PM PT5:07 PM MT6:07 PM CT7:07 PM ET19:07 ET23:07 GMT7:07 CST4:07 PM MST6:07 PM EST6:37 PM VEN3:07 UAE (+1)6:07 PM CT-Stanton sat out for sixth consecutive game Wednesday because of a bruised left shoulder.
Analysis: Stanton was back in the lineup Thursday against Cincinnati.
|Feb. 21 7:28 AM PT8:28 AM MT9:28 AM CT10:28 AM ET10:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 CST8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE9:28 AM CT-Stanton says he's feeling better less than 24 hours after being hit in the helmet by a fastball from the Miami Marlins' top pitching prospect.
Analysis: X-rays were negative with no sign of a concussion, and Stanton says his vision returned to normal after a few hours. He expects to play in the Marlins' first spring training game Saturday.
|Feb. 20 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET18:26 GMT2:26 CST11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST1:56 PM VEN22:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Stanton has been hit in the back of the helmet by a fastball from the Miami Marlins' top pitching prospect, Jose Fernandez.
Analysis: Stanton was struck on the lower edge of the helmet above his neck during an intrasquad game Wednesday. He remained on his feet but left the game, then signed autographs as he walked to a golf cart and was driven by a team trainer to the clubhouse for evaluation. Stanton said he didn't expect to miss any playing time, but further medical evaluation was planned.