Marlins shut down Giancarlo Stanton for rest of season
Giancarlo Stanton will table his comeback from being struck in the face by a pitch until 2015.
Here's another look at what happened:
Thankfully, Stanton seems to be making a swift recovery from his injuries. However, the Marlins are understandably taking the cautious approach. The team says Stanton is expected to be fully recovered by spring training.
As for Stanton, his age-24 season ends with a line of .288/.395/.555 (159 OPS+) with an NL-leading 37 homers in 145 games and 13 stolen bases in 14 attempts. He remains a strong NL MVP candidate.
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