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Stanton's hand surgery successful

Slugger to miss 4-6 weeks

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MIAMI – Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton underwent hand surgery on Sunday.

Manager Dan Jennings said the surgery was a success.

Stanton broke a bone in his left hand on Friday night.

Jennings said the recovery time for Stanton is expected to be 4-6 weeks.

Stanton will miss the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby.

Stanton was the major league leader in home runs and RBI when he got hurt.

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