Giancarlo Stanton

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John Tomase
April 13, 2018 - 12:04 am
BOOM! Went Giancarlo Stanton's first swing with the Yankees, an opposite-field home run in Toronto. BANG! Responded Chris Sale with two strikeouts to open his own season, 1,500 miles and two countries away. BOOM! Went Aaron Judge, Stanton and Gary Sanchez a few days later with homers in a win...
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Mookie Betts
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John Tomase
April 11, 2018 - 12:15 am
The Rays and Marlins will spend the season scurrying around the ocean floor in search of algae and the stray Cheeto. Beating those bottom dwellers simply checked the box marked, "Meh." Yay, Red Sox for taking care of business. Break out the Monty Python pennants, for there was much rejoicing. But...
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Ryan Hannable
April 10, 2018 - 10:21 pm
Almost two weeks into the season, the Red Sox and Yankees are going in opposite directions. Following the Red Sox’ 14-1 win over the Yankees at Fenway Park, they are off to their best start in franchise history at 9-1 and have won nine straight games. On the other hand, the Yankees are 5-6 and have...
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Gary Sanchez
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John Tomase
April 10, 2018 - 11:27 am
Giancarlo Stanton arrives in Boston as the face of futility. He already owns a pair of five-strikeout games, and leads the majors with 20 whiffs. The boos showered upon him by Yankees fans have become one of the biggest stories in baseball. All eyes will be on Stanton when the Red Sox and Yankees...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2018 - 10:11 am
It’s been a while since we could take pleasure in some Yankees’ schadenfreude. The Bronx Bombers went a couple of years without making big acquisitions, due largely to their desire to get under MLB’s luxury tax threshold. Last season, armed with a mishmash group of overachieving veterans and bright...
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Rob Bradford
April 02, 2018 - 9:37 pm
MIAMI -- This could have been a homecoming for Giancarlo Stanton, or even Marcell Ozuna. But, instead, it was just another visit to Marlins Park for J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox. The Sox' visit to play the Marlins was a reminder of who used to play in this stadium, and how they were dangled in...
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Lucy Burdge
March 30, 2018 - 5:04 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: NY Yankees at Toronto, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI 93.7) NBA: New Orleans at...
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Giancarlo Stanton
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John Tomase
March 29, 2018 - 10:27 pm
As if it wasn't bad enough that the Red Sox choked away a 4-0 lead in a 6-4 loss to the Rays during Thursday's opener, the Yankees unleashed Giancarlo Stanton on the American League, and he did not disappoint. Stanton homered in the first inning and again in the ninth to lift the Yankees to a 6-1...
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J.D. Martinez
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Nick Friar
March 06, 2018 - 3:47 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. – With the Red Sox and Yankees making big offseason moves, it's only natural that J.D. Martinez and Giancarlo Stanton will be compared and contrasted until they step away from the rivalry. Agent Scott Boras calls Martinez, "the King Kong of slugging," and suggests he has separated...
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John Tomase
February 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
The Yankees won the offseason so long ago, we've stopped thinking about them critically. Aaron Judge! Giancarlo Stanton! Gary Sanchez! Not since Monty Burns vanquished his biggest enemy has anyone so effectively blocked out the sun. But on Monday the Red Sox struck back, agreeing to a five-year...
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