OF/DH Giancarlo Stanton to Rejoin Tarpons on Rehab Assignment

New York Yankees' Slugger to Play with Tampa vs. Fort Myers on Tuesday

TAMPA, FL. MAY 20: New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) rehabs with the Tampa Tarpons during the Florida State League game between the Florida Fire Frogs (Braves) and Tampa Tarpons (Yankees) on May 20, 2019 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. (Mark LoMoglio / Tampa Tarpons) (Mark LoMoglio)

By Nick Flammia / Tampa Tarpons | June 11, 2019 10:09 AM

Tampa, Fla. - The New York Yankees have announced that OF/DH Giancarlo Stanton is scheduled to begin a new minor league rehabilitation assignment with the Tampa Tarpons on Tuesday, June 11.


The Tarpons will continue a series against the Fort Myers Miracle with a doubleheader scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Game 2 will begin 30 minutes following the conclusion of Game 1, with both games designated to be seven innings in regulation.


Stanton, 29, was placed on the 10-day injured list on April 1 with a left biceps strain. The Panorama, California native was 2-for-8 with seven walks, four strikeouts and a run scored in three games with New York prior to being sidelined.


The 2017 National League MVP originally began a rehab assignment with the Tarpons on May 20, going 1-for-3 with a home run and a pair of strikeouts while playing seven innings in right field in Tampa's 9-2 win over the Florida Fire Frogs.


Stanton was returned by the Yankees from his rehab assignment on May 22nd with left calf tightness.


Initially selected in the second round by the Florida Marlins in 2007, Stanton formerly played in the Florida State League in 2009, batting .294 with 12 HR and 39 RBI in 50 games with the Single-A Advanced Jupiter Hammerheads.


To purchase tickets, fans can visit the George M. Steinbrenner Field Box Office or visit TarponsBaseball.com. Tickets start at $5 for upper reserved seating, $8 for lower reserved seating, and parking is always free.


About the Tampa Tarpons

The Tampa Tarpons are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees and a member of the Florida State League. The Tarpons play at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. For more information about the Tampa Tarpons, call (813) 673-3055 or visit www.tarponsbaseball.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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