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Stanton can barely raise his arm, but will take BP

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08:11 AM ET 04.16 | Nothing was going to come easy this year for the Marlins, but at 2-11 they sure could use All-Star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton. [Stanton], who has missed the team's last four games with a sore left shoulder, will try to loosen up and take batting practice Tuesday. Stanton said he's still experiencing a "pinching" pain when he tries to raise his arm, but will try to give it a go Tuesday if he's able to take batting practice pain-free. "It's gotten significantly better," said Stanton. ... "The plan is to warm up [Tuesday] and swing and see where its at. To bring [my left arm] up, forward [my shoulder] doesn't like that. It feels like its being compressed. It hurts putting a shirt on. We'll see."

The Miami Herald

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April 16, 2013  09:01 AM ET

I am not a doctor Mr. Stanton, but the perfect remedy for your shoulder is your manager coming up to you and telling you that you have been traded, and the pain should go away quickly.

April 16, 2013  09:08 AM ET

There's no question that this kid's got amazing talent, but he sure seems to get banged up and miss time a lot for a youngster.

Fragile.

April 16, 2013  11:51 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

There's no question that this kid's got amazing talent, but he sure seems to get banged up and miss time a lot for a youngster.Fragile.

<nods>

April 16, 2013  01:11 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I am not a doctor Mr. Stanton, but the perfect remedy for your shoulder is your manager coming up to you and telling you that you have been traded, and the pain should go away quickly.

there is a strong rumor about in the coming weeks,,,,STANTON would be traded to the texas rangers in a ten player mega player boost,,after all the rangers ares heavy loaded in their minor system with TALENTED PROSPECTS!!!!

April 16, 2013  01:14 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

<nods>

is a two side window,,,it could be that in reality he is injuried or,,he may actually been faking a serious injury but who am i? to even think about something like that?? best thing is, he really could be a very injury player and we are only thinking something boguss!!!

April 16, 2013  04:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

There's no question that this kid's got amazing talent, but he sure seems to get banged up and miss time a lot for a youngster.Fragile.

don't know if been fragile would extend his playing time in his career,,,

April 16, 2013  05:25 PM ET
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There's no question that this kid's got amazing talent, but he sure seems to get banged up and miss time a lot for a youngster.Fragile.

You may be right but it will probably won't deter any teams from trying to acquire him if he's deemed tradeable by Loria.

April 17, 2013  10:03 PM ET

Why is he taking BP when he can't lift his arm?

Seems like he might reaggravate something.

 
April 17, 2013  10:04 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

You may be right but it will probably won't deter any teams from trying to acquire him if he's deemed tradeable by Loria.

Most definitely not.

Stanton is probably the strongest power hitter in the world right now.

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