Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton Pleased With First At-Bats

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JUPITER (CBSMiami/AP) — It’s been a successful start to the spring for Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton.

Despite not getting a hit, Stanton was pleased with his first at-bats of the spring.

Stanton went 0 for 2 in his first game since being hit in the face by Mike Fiers’ fastball in September.

“I felt good in the box,” Stanton said. “We’re right on track. It was good to be in a game setting again.”

Stanton had a fly out to left in the first inning against Carlos Martinez. Three innings later, he flew out to right.

Stanton said that too much was being made of his comeback from the injury. He was wondering when everyone will stop asking him about how he feels.

“I guess I’ve got to get a hit first,” Stanton said.

Martinez retired all six batters he faced, striking out…

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