It took more time than anyone could expect from Giancarlo Stanton to influence the Yankees this season, but he twice-won a 7-5 win over Astros on Saturday night in the Bronx.
The year is mostly determined by injuries and disappointments. He returned to the Yankees on Tuesday after recovering after having suffered a tear in the left biceps, a tensed left shoulder and a left calf strain for two and a half months.
Start again on Saturday in your fourth game without playing in your first two bats.
But Stanton went out twice with key strokes in the sixth and seventh
The manager seems to refer to the rough reception the knocker has often heard since arriving in the Bronx before last season.
"Sometimes we just forget what a good player he is," Boone said. "I hope they have seen his bats." The 5th fight against Ryan Presley in the seventh.
Both were hit too hard for the third baseball, Julie Guriel, to deal with the third, with the first being recorded at 1
ball 110 [mph] here's what's going on, "said Luc Voight. "What is great for him is that it does not matter if he is in the air or on the ground."
Stenton also did not care how he did it. finally won [and get] my first RBI, Stanton said, who noted that he did not run in circulation until June 22. his stats because he has already missed too many games.
"I'm not worried about a bunch first and now," says Stenton. "There is no time for that."
But with performances like Saturday, Stenton can still put a significant footprint on the Yankee season. Voight asked. "You have to regain the feeling. He won the MVP for some reason. It was a good boost to trust. "
And it was reflected in the whole team.
"We had a lot of boys to climb," said Brett Gardner. "But no one can replace Stanton and no one can replace [Aaron] a judge."
Now, they do not have to.