Marlins Park has sorta gotten into Giancarlo Stanton’s head

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At least it sounds like it based on his conversation with Craig Davis of the Sun-Sentinel:

“Subconsciously, you see that big ballpark, you swing and try to put a little more into it. That’s what you’ve got to stay away from,” Stanton said this week in Houston.  “Guys like me and Gaby [Sanchez] and [John Buck], we hit those kind of high flies. Now those are routine fly balls at home.”

Stanton says it has taken a month to get used to it. And, at least on the road, he’s been doing pretty well.  It’ll be interesting to see how that translates to the next homestand.

Freddie Freeman’s X-rays come back negative

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The Braves got a scare last night after first baseman Freddie Freeman was hit on the left wrist by a Hoby Milner fastball in the bottom of the eighth inning. It was doubly scary given that, less than a year ago, the same wrist was fractured when Aaron Loup plunked him last year, causing Freeman to miss over a month and a half.

Good news, though: the Braves just announced that Freeman’s X-rays are negative and that he’s day-to-day.

On the season, Freeman is batting .288/.468/.492 with two home runs, 12 RBI, and 12 runs scored in 79 plate appearances.