Miami Marlins Giancarlo Stanton Reactivated from DL

Miami Marlins NewsThe Miami Marlins have activated Giancarlo Stanton from the 15-day DL, who has been out since late-April with an injured hamstring, and will return to the lineup in Monday night’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Stanton may have been able to return at a sooner date if not for a bout with sore knees two weeks ago, which held back his rehab activities.

Miami has had a miserable season in which they currently boast the worst record in the major leagues at 18-44, good enough for fifth in the NL East standings. The Marlins have struggled offensively this season, posting a .230 team batting average.

To put such struggles in perspective, Juan Pierre leads the team in batting with a paltry .240 batting average and in on-base percentage, a mediocre .294.

Although Stanton posted rather mediocre numbers prior to his injury, he was sent to the DL following a six-game span in which he batted .333 (8-for-24) with three home runs and eight RBI. Prior to this stretch, Stanton went the first 12 games without driving in a run and it wasn’t until April 27 that he belted his first home run of the season.

The Marlins are hoping that Stanton’s return will give the struggling lineup a renewed spark. Miami has won five of their last eight games, following a span in which they lost nine straight.

 


Latest News

Kris Bryant Back in Spotlight, Cubs Pushing for Playoff Berth
Kris Bryant Back in Spotlight, Cubs Pushing for Playoff Berth
Despite Changes to Reduce The Length of Games, MLB Games are Actually Getting Longer
Despite Changes to Reduce The Length of Games, MLB Games are Actually Getting Longer
Despite Hitting Home Run, Judge Sets Longest Game Streak for Strikeouts
Despite Hitting Home Run, Judge Sets Longest Game Streak for Strikeouts
Los Angeles Dodgers Move 50 Games Over .500
Los Angeles Dodgers Move 50 Games Over .500
Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton Sets Marlins Home Run Record
Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton Sets Marlins Home Run Record
Bryce Harper Latest Star to Suffer Injury
Bryce Harper Latest Star to Suffer Injury


Leave a Reply

 
© 2006-2017 BBNS.