MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is reportedly out for weeks due to a hand injury.READ MORE: South Florida Family Encourages Booster Shots After Vaccinated Relative Dies Of COVID-19
Stanton broke a bone in his left hand during Friday night’s game against the LA Dodgers.
According to ESPN.com, Stanton will miss four to six weeks due to the injury.
Stanton is expected to have surgery, according to Fox Sports. The surgery would keep him out for at least a month.READ MORE: 'Unacceptable,' South Florida Haitian Leaders Outraged Over What Happened In Del Rio, Texas
During Friday night’s game, Stanton hurt his hand on a swing and miss in the sixth inning. His hand later appeared to be swollen.
Stanton had said the pain felt worse as the game went on.
His absence may be a hit to the already struggling Marlins who are set to play against the LA Dodgers again on Saturday.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 53,000 In Florida