Giancarlo Stanton has oblique strain

Updated: September 17, 2012, 7:02 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was not in the Marlins' starting lineup against the Atlanta Braves on Monday, getting a day to rest what he and the team described as a strained muscle in his side.

Stanton pointed to his right side when describing the injury and Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen described it as an oblique strain, though the team's official announcement was that Stanton had "left intercostal soreness."

Stanton said he expects to be in the lineup Tuesday. ...

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