Giancarlo Stanton

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton falls down after being hit in the face with a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Milwaukee. Stanton was taken off the field on a stretcher. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Batters always at risk despite protection

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Life can change in a second in the batter’s box. That’s roughly the amount of time, sometimes less, that a major league hitter has to decide whether to swing at a pitch […]

09/12/2014

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton is hit in the face with a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Milwaukee. Stanton was taken off the field on a stretcher. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Marlins’ Stanton hit in face in loss to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was driven off the field in an ambulance Thursday night in a […]

09/11/2014

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton celebrates his home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Angels lose to Marlins 7-1, drop into tie for 1st

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels got their first look this season at the National League’s version of Mike Trout — Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins. And they walked away thankful he isn’t in the […]

08/26/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Christopher Szagola)

Greinke pitches Dodgers past Marlins 4-1

MIAMI (AP) — Zack Greinke allowed one run in eight innings to win his fourth start in a row Wednesday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took advantage of sloppy defense by the Miami Marlins for the second […]

08/21/2013

Dodgers

Marlins’ Fernandez beats Puig and Dodgers, 6-2

MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez bested Yasiel Puig and beat the Dodgers. Fernandez allowed only one earned run in six innings and the Miami Marlins won 6-2 Monday, giving Los Angeles consecutive losses for the […]

08/19/2013

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