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Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton

Right Field - New York Yankees

Throws: R

Bats: R

Height: 6' 6"

Weight: 245

Date of Birth: November 8, 1989 (31 years old)

New York Yankees

Giancarlo Stanton News

Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton: Could make spring debut Wednesday

Stanton won't play in his first spring training game until at least Wednesday against Toronto, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.Stanton is healthy entering the start of exhibition play, but the team is opting to hold him out for the time being. He could debut Wednesday night against the Blue Jays, though he'll likely continue to be eased into action over the course of the spring. Stanton is projected to primarily function as the team's DH this season due largely to an injury history that has limited him to only 41 games over the past two seasons.

Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton: May still play some outfield

Stanton could still play some outfield this season, Bryan Hoch of reports.General manager Brian Cashman suggested in October that Stanton would be purely a designated hitter going forward, but the team may be changing plans. Stanton's constant health issues mean the designated hitter role would seem to suit him well, though he's graded out as a decent outfielder over the course of his career, and manager Aaron Boone suggested Tuesday that playing the outfield occasionally could help him stay in shape. Stanton won't be outfield-eligible in standard setups to open the season, as he didn't play the field a single time last year, but it sounds as though there's at least a chance he picks up eligibility midseason in some leagues.

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