Big Fish Struggling To Catch On: Stanton Slumping In Bronx

New York Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton walks back to the dugout after striking out against the Miami Marlins during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Coming up empty against his former team was hardly what Giancarlo Stanton had in mind.

Same is true of the poor first impression he’s made in Yankees pinstripes so far.

Last year’s NL MVP is off to a miserable start with New York — especially at home — and the hulking slugger is hearing it from impatient fans in the Bronx. After going 0 for 4 with two more strikeouts in a 9-1 loss to the last-place Miami Marlins on Tuesday night, the slumping Stanton is 3 for 35 (.086) with 20 strikeouts at Yankee Stadium this season. READ MORE>

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