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Giancarlo Stanton might not return this year

Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton

AP

Giancarlo Stanton admitted to feeling less than 100 percent after his minor league rehab debut Tuesday with the High-A Jupiter Hammerheads and he was unable to rejoin the Marlins’ active roster this weekend like he had hoped. Now it might be time to rule out a return altogether.

Via beat writer Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald ...

Giancarlo Stanton acknowledged there’s a chance he might not return this season but is working toward playing. #marlins

— clarkspencer (@clarkspencer) September 6, 2015


Stanton suffered a broken hamate bone when he was hit in the left hand by a pitch on June 26. There’s really no reason for the 56-80 Marlins to rush him back.

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