Video: Giancarlo Stanton bloops a single for 1,000th career hit

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Yankees OF/DH Giancarlo Stanton collected the 1,000th hit of his career, blooping a single to shallow right field in the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Nationals.

Stanton, 28, has had difficulty staying healthy during most of his nine-year career, otherwise he would’ve had that achievement much earlier. Across those nine seasons, Stanton has hit .268/.359/.553 with 277 home runs and 698 RBI in 4,297 trips to the plate. Entering Tuesday’s action, he was hitting .252/.339/.516 with 10 home runs and 26 RBI in 177 PA on the season.