The New York Yankees had a disappointing season in 2023, failing to make the playoffs for the first time since 2016. They are facing challenges heading into the 2024 season, with limited payroll for free agents and little change in the top ranks of the organization.
Yankees GM Brian Cashman commented on Giancarlo Stanton’s injury history, saying “He’s going to wind up getting hurt again more likely than not because it seems to be part of his game.” In response, Stanton’s agent, Joel Wolfe, addressed Cashman’s statement. See below: pic.twitter.com/gZHlqy4cfY
Ken Rosenthal tweeted on November 14, 2023:
On the other hand, it seems that the issues are beginning to accumulate for the coming year.
The player is defended by Stanton’s agent.
Cashman recently spoke about Giancarlo Stanton, who has not met expectations since
joining the Yankees in 2018 due to injuries. The GM implied that getting injured is just a part of Stanton’s playing style.
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Stanton’s agent, Joel Wolfe, was not pleased with the comments and warned that they should serve as a cautionary message for any player contemplating joining the Yankees.
I read through the whole interview. I believe it’s important for all free agents, whether foreign or domestic, to remember that playing for a New York team requires mental and physical toughness. You have to be resilient like Teflon and always stay on guard, even during the offseason.
Joel Wolfe is the author of this text.
2023 Statistics for Stanton
In 2023, Giancarlo Stanton, 34, experienced the most challenging season of his career, posting a .191 batting average, .275 on-base percentage, and .420 slugging percentage, along with 24 home runs and 60 RBIs. He also had a career-low -0.8 bWAR and an 87 OPS+.
Yankees Home Runs Twitter account reported on November 14, 2023: