Although he wasn’t able to “afford” to elevate his team’s payroll last season from second worst in MLB, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was able to afford to dole out $325 million to Giancarlo Stanton over 13 years (with an opt-out after six). Via the Miami Herald: “I expect him to be a Marlin for 13 […]
Giancarlo Stanton is about to become filthy rich, courtesy of your Miami Marlins. Via CBS Sports: Superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins now have a deal in place for a record $325 million over a record 13 years, sources connected to the team say. That landmark contract keeps the beloved Stanton in Miami at […]
The world famous Marlins Man joined the Page Q Show on Sunday, explaining why he’s become such a magnetic presence with the ladies.
Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins have apparently made some swift progress on an extension, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman: Stanton finished second in NL MVP voting behind Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw. The 25-year-old would become tied for fourth in salary per year among all MLB players, raking in $25 million annually, via Spotrac. […]
Would Giancarlo Stanton turn down the biggest contract in professional sports history? The Miami Marlins apparently intend to find out. The two sides are discussing a deal that would be for at least 10 years and at least $300 million, according to major-league sources via Fox Sports. The question is whether Stanton will be convinced […]
Giancarlo Stanton’s 2014 season was cut short by injury and he still led the National League in home runs with 37. Here are all of his homers with distance traveled.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez’s first day of a throwing program “went well,” a source familiar with the rehabilitation process told FOXSportsFlorida.com. Fernandez played catch from 30 feet on Wednesday at Marlins Park under the supervision of the club’s training staff. He made 25 throws — one “ceremonial” — for the first time since his […]
Bravo, Wall Street Journal, for confirming our belief that the average fan is lacking athleticism: Only 8.5% of the homers in our study were caught on the fly. By comparison, on 30% of all homers, a fan botched a makeable catch. This gives us-the normal, non-professional-baseball-playing rest of America-a collective fielding percentage of .223. The […]
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Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been driven off the field in an ambulance after being hit in the face by a pitch at Milwaukee. He was even called for a strike on the play. Early reports indicate he might be done for the season.