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Giancarlo Stanton out about a month

Updated: April 30, 2013, 10:32 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton expects to be sidelined for about a month because of a strained right hamstring.

Stanton underwent an MRI exam Tuesday and said the diagnosis was a grade-two strain on the one-to-three scale for the injury. He was hurt trying to beat out a grounder in Monday's 15-inning victory over the New York Mets, and was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

The injury occurred just as last year's NL slugging leader showed signs of emerging from ...

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