How Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton just homered like he never had before

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How Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton just homered like he never had before
How Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton just homered like he never had before

TAMPA, Fla. — It happened a few times, before Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton reached the majors. “I had some good ones in the minor leagues, with those Pro Stock bats,” he said. “But not in the big leagues.” Stanton was talking about something only players with elite strength pull off — broken bat home runs. The 29-year-old hit one in the Yankees' 6-3 win over the Phillies on Friday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. “I was like, 'I thought I put a good swing on it. It shouldn't have been a broken bat,'” Stanton said. “But I think it was just out in front, off the end a little bit.” Manager Aaron Boone shook his head at the thought Stanton's power. Stanton's broken-bat bomb over the left

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