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    N.Y. Yankees place Giancarlo Stanton(Greensboro Grasshoppers) on the 10-day IL with achilles tendonitis

    Yankees place All-Star Giancarlo Stanton on 10-day IL with left Achilles tendonitis from Victor Barbosa, with www.yardbarker.com The New York Yankees have been in cruise control atop the AL East essentially the entire 2022 season and enter play Tuesday as the best team in baseball with a 66-31 record. While a lights-out bullpen, elite starting rotation and lethal offense led by AL MVP candidate Aaron Judge have received most of the fanfare, Judge’s fellow basher Giancarlo Stanton is also having a big season, at least in the power department. Though the 32-year-old’s current .228 batting average, .309 on-base percentage and…

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    Former Greensboro Grasshopper Giancarlo(Mike) Stanton pretty much speechless after winning MLB All-Star Game MVP award

    Giancarlo Stanton speechless after winning All-Star Game MVP He was Mike Stanton with the Greensboro Grasshoppers back in 2008…Stanton with 39 HR’s, 97 RBI, 26 Doubles, 3 Triples, and 89 runs scored, to go along with his .297 batting average…I remember calling Mike(Giancarlo) Stanton’s home run #39, on a Sunday night, the Sunday night before Labor Day, back in 2008….That sucker was Going, Going, Going, Going, and it was LONG GONE, to right field, in what was then First Horizon Park…Grasshoppers baseball, and Big Mike Stanton, pretty big back in 2008, and now Stanton, has gone even bigger and longer…

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    NY Yankees place former Greensboro Grasshopper Giancarlo Stanton on the Injured List

    Yankees place OF Giancarlo Stanton on 10-day injured list with calf strain from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The New York Yankees placed Giancarlo Stanton on the 10-day injured list due to a right calf strain, the team announced Wednesday. Stanton, 32, has split time this season as right fielder and designated hitter for the Yankees. On Tuesday night, he exited in the seventh inning of New York’s 7-6 win against the Baltimore Orioles with calf tightness and underwent an MRI on Wednesday morning. The Yankees have MLB’s best record at 30-13 and Stanton has contributed with stellar numbers at the…

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    Giancarlo Stanton(Miami Marlins/Greensboro Grasshoppers) named National League Most Valuable Player

    from www.marlins.com: Stanton becomes first Marlins player to win MVP MVP! MVP! MVP! Tonight Giancarlo Stanton was named Most Valuable Player of the National League! In his eighth season with the Marlins, Giancarlo led the Majors in home runs, RBI and slugging percentage, all of which set new franchise records. His 59 home runs tied Babe Ruth for the ninth-best single-season mark in history. Congratulations, Giancarlo!

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    Interesting injury outlook:Giancarlo Stanton out 4-6 weeks for the Marlins/Wil Myers(Wesleyan) out 4-6 weeks for the Padres

    *****from www.mlb.com***** MIAMI — The Marlins are bracing to be without Giancarlo Stanton(Greensboro Grasshoppers), the Major League leader in home runs and RBIs, for about 4-6 weeks due to a broken hamate bone at the base of his left hand. The injury was sustained on Friday night in Miami’s 7-1 loss to the Dodgers at Marlins Park. SAN DIEGO — Outfielder Wil Myers received promising news on Saturday about the progress of his left wrist following surgery earlier this month. Myers wasn’t sure of his exact timeline for when he can begin baseball activities, but said it should be from…

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    Former Greensboro Grasshopper Giancarlo(Mike) Stanton gets 25 million dollars a year and 325 million dollars total from Miami Marlins

    *****Twenty-five millions dollars a year over 13 years, for a total of 325 million dollars and that’s quite a deal for Giancarlo(Mike) Stanton, the former Greensboro Grasshoppers’ outfielder…I can still remember calling this guy’s 39th home run of the season on Labor Day Weekend(a Sunday night game), back in say what, 2007.***** (He will be making $154,321 per game.) from www.espn.com: MIAMI — The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won’t be, either. Stanton agreed to terms with the team Monday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, Miami owner Jeffrey Loria said. It’s the most lucrative deal…