Stanton to wear protective guard on helmet

Slugger to start season with no restrictions

Miami Marlins owner Jeffria Loria looks on as 25-year-old slugger Giancarlo Stanton signs a 13-year contract worth $325 million.

MIAMI – Giancarlo Stanton will start Spring Training with a protective guard on his helmet.

According to MLB.com, Stanton has tested his new gear in his offseason works.

Stanton is suffered multiple facial fractures after getting hit by a pitch on Sept. 11.

The Marlins signed Stanton to a 13-year, $325-million dollar contract this offseason.