Tags: Stanton, Giancarlo

On Baseball: In Home Run Era, Red Sox’ J.D. Martinez Is More Than ‘Just Dingers’

As the reigning World Series champions, of course, the Astros have survived that mistake. Their general manager, Jeff Luhnow, said he had learned from it. “I think we have more tools available today that would help us validate what he claimed,” Luhnow said in an interview this summer. “I’ve had a lot of players come…

Yankees 2, Marlins 1 | 12 innings: Giancarlo Stanton Takes His Scorching Bat to a Miami Homecoming

MIAMI — It was all familiar for Giancarlo Stanton when he arrived at Marlins Park on Tuesday, signed a couple of autographs, posed for a photo and then walked into the players’ entrance at the ballpark that had been his home for six years. But then, instead of taking the familiar left turn and heading…

Yankees 11, Blue Jays 6: Yankees Party Like It’s 1998, at Least for a Day

Mariano Rivera was explaining how the 1998 Yankees looked out for one another when Jorge Posada, the former catcher, walked by. “Hey, Mo, you need me to translate for you?” Posada joked. Case in point. The mood was understandably light at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon with most members of that 114-win team back in…