Giancarlo Stanton has been really, really bad lately

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Giancarlo Stanton has been really, really bad lately
Giancarlo Stanton has been really, really bad lately

Remember when everyone was bemoaning the fact Giancarlo Stanton was headed to the Yankees? Those were quite a few days at last offseason's Winter Meetings. Make no mistake about it, Stanton is undoubtedly a nice player to have. He's sitting with a .264 batting average and .838 OPS with 33 homers. For what it's worth, that's not far off from what Mookie Betts landed with a year ago. But considering the Yankees' meat and potatoes have always seemed to be daring opponents to get through a middle of the order that included Stanton, Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez, it seems noteworthy that the designated hitter has run into an epic slump at a most inopportune for his team. Since Aug. 19 Stanton is hitting

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