Giancarlo Stanton Returns to Yankees Lineup on Wednesday

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 25, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Teams are wearing special color schemed uniforms with players choosing nicknames to display for Players' Weekend. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
New York Yankees v Los Angeles Dodgers | Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Giancarlo Stanton has played a grand total of nine games all year for the New York Yankees. A variety of maladies has kept the All-Star slugger shelved throughout what turned out to be a very successful year for the Yankees despite most other crucial players joining Stanton on the Injured List.

As New York ramps up for what they hope to be a deep playoff run, Stanton will make his return on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels.

The Yankees already have another historic offensive season in the making, but it'll be all hands on deck when October baseball begins. They'll need all their available firepower to match up with the powerhouse Astros, who they seem destined to meet at some point as both teams loaded up for this postseason run.