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WASHINGTON — The mention of Giancarlo Stanton‘s name conjures images of jaw-dropping home runs and scorched line drives, but to collect career hit No. 1,000, all the Yankees outfielder needed was a soft flare.

Stanton plopped a fifth-inning single into shallow right field off left-hander Gio Gonzalez on Tuesday as the Yankees and Nationals opened their two-game Interleague series at Nationals Park. The game was suspended after 5 1/2 innings due to inclement weather and will resume on Wednesday at 5:05 p.m. ET with the score tied at 3.

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WASHINGTON — The mention of Giancarlo Stanton‘s name conjures images of jaw-dropping home runs and scorched line drives, but to collect career hit No. 1,000, all the Yankees outfielder needed was a soft flare.

Stanton plopped a fifth-inning single into shallow right field off left-hander Gio Gonzalez on Tuesday as the Yanke Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 54 Roberto Osuna Toronto Blue Jays Scarlet Canada Day Red Jersey es and Nationals opened their two-game Interleague series at Nationals Park. The game was suspended after 5 1/2 innings due to inclement weather and will resume on Wednesday at 5:05 p.m. ET with the scor Josh Donaldson Canada Day Jersey e tied at 3.

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Of Stanton’s 1,000 career hits, 499 have been for extra bases — 211 doubles, 11 triples and 277 homers. He is one of three players in history with at least 499 extra-base hits through his first 1,000 hits, joining Babe Ruth (517) and Adam Dunn (507), according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

The first 960 of Stanton’s hits came with the Marlins, for whom he played from 2010-17.

Bryan Hoch has covered the Yankees for MLB.com since 2007. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and on Facebook.


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