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Giancarlo Stanton

For Love of the Game: Talking With Kurt Russell About The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

It's the kind of thing you probably missed over Thanksgiving dinner, while gnawing on a turkey leg, bickering with your uncle, or falling asleep during a Detroit Lions game: The Miami Marlins just signed an outfielder to a $325 million deal, the largest contract in sports history.

Is Giancarlo Stanton's Mega-Contract Rational?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 11.26.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

When past performance motivates a team to sign a player to guarantees for years in which the player is likely to be diminishing dramatically on the field, it can be a major detriment to the franchise.

Giancarlo Stanton and the Cash Flow

Julian McWilliams | Posted 11.20.2014 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

Giancarlo Stanton has signed the hugest contract in the history of baseball: 13 years and $325 million. The guy is only 25 years old and could easily make anyone his age really go through a "what the hell am I doing with my life" type of moment.

Giancarlo Stanton Is Worth Every Penny Of His $325M Contract

Dan Karpuc | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Marlins GM Dan Jennings and the team's hierarchy awarded slugger Giancarlo Stanton with the largest contract in MLB history, in both length (13 years) and total amount ($325 million). The deal was also the largest in North American sports history. But, it absolutely had to be done.

THE $325 MILLION MAN

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn't afford to say no. Stanton agreed to terms Monday on a $3...

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The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins was hit in the face by a fastball on Thursday night during a game against the Brewers at Miller Park in Milwauk...

GRAPHIC: Giancarlo Stanton Provides Update On Gruesome Injury

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 09.16.2014 | Sports

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton shared a gruesome image of the aftermath from being hit in the face with a fastball last week to Instagram. Th...

Giancarlo Stanton Hit In The Face By Fastball

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.12.2014 | Sports

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins was hit in the face by a fastball on Thursday night during a game against the Brewers at Miller Park in Milwauk...

Fan Tries To Barehand Home Run Ball, Pain Ensues

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports

One fan underestimated the power of Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. During the 2014 Home Run Derby on Monday, a man in the stands named Jorda...

WATCH: Broken Bat Hits Player In On-Deck Circle

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.04.2014 | Sports

A scary moment happened at Marlins Park on Tuesday night when a piece of Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton's shattered bat hit his teammate standing in...

3-Year-Old Boy Hit By Flying Bat At Wrigley

Posted 09.05.2013 | Chicago

A tiny Cubs fan sustained minor injuries at Wednesday afternoon's game against the Miami Marlins when he was hit by a flying bat during the sixth inni...

WATCH: Marlins Star Sings Beyonce

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton recently joined Kevin Millar and Chris Rose on MLB Network's "Intentional Talk" to give viewers a taste of his best Be...

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton Is Naked And Covered In Gold Paint

Posted 09.08.2013 | Miami

We've been fans of Giancarlo Stanton since he was named Mike -- but we've never seen the Miami Marlins slugger quite like this. For ESPN's annual The ...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The lead detective in the Oscar Pistorious case is himself charged with murder in connection with a 2011 shooting.

WATCH: Marlins Star Hit In Head At Spring Training

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

JUPITER, Fla. — An intrasquad matchup Wednesday between two precocious talents left Giancarlo Stanton dazed and Jose Fernandez shaken. Stanton ...

The Giants Can Develop Hitters Too

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.10.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

It is no surprise that a team that has won two of the last three World Series has a good farm system, but the discrepancy between how the system, and indeed the franchise, is perceived, and what it actually is remains significant.

WATCH: Reality TV's New Hot-Headed Star

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 07.11.2012 | Miami

What draws crowds to the 305? According to the Miami Marlins, who premiere Wednesday night on Showtime with their very own reality series 'The Fra...

Who Will Win The 2012 Home Run Derby?

Posted 07.04.2012 | Sports

Sometimes the most exciting moments of the MLB All-Star break don't happen during the actual All-Star Game. Whether it was Josh Hamilton's otherwo...

The New Stars of Baseball

Andrew Wild | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Andrew Wild

It's an exciting time in baseball. As we're looking at a new playing field in the MLB, let's look at the players who will emerge as its new stars.

'He's A Little Bit Of A Freak'

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 07.31.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins' latest homestand ended with their new ballpark still standing, despite Giancarlo Stanton blasting home runs off it. He be...

WATCH: Stanton Grand Slam Breaks Scoreboard

Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports

One would think that somewhere, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is yelling, "This is why we can't have nice things!" After the franchise poured enormou...

WATCH: Stanton's Grand Slam Breaks Marlins' Fancy Scoreboard

Posted 07.22.2012 | Miami

Of all the things we'd like Giancarlo Stanton to bean with a home run in the Miami outfield, a harmless scoreboard wasn't one of 'em. But that doesn't...

Marlins Get Their First Win

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 06.08.2012 | Miami

CINCINNATI — Giancarlo Stanton led Miami out of its early slump, getting three hits and driving in three runs, and the Marlins beat the Cincinna...