NEW YORK (WFAN) — Just after being introduced as the newest member of the New York Yankees, Giancarlo Stanton joined Mike Francesa on his WFAN show Monday.
The slugger said the deal that brought him to New York started to materialize Thursday night, when he learned about it from his agent.READ MORE: NYC Announces First-In-The-Nation Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies
“I didn’t hesitate,” Stanton told Francesa. “I just said: ‘What do I do next? Sign me up.'”READ MORE: Negative COVID Test Needed To Enter U.S., As Officials Try To Slow Spread Of Omicron
A right fielder in Miami, Stanton said he won’t mind playing left field or designated hitter with the Yankees.
“The goal is to win,” he said. “Whatever I can do to put the team in the best place to win, I’m fine.”MORE NEWS: 'Wicked' Cancels Weekend Shows Due To COVID Test Results And Scheduled Absences
To listen to the interview, click on the audio player above.