Miami Marlins

No 60, but Stanton the HR, RBI king of 2017
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Finishing with 59 home runs is no small consolation for Giancarlo Stanton. With the eyes of the baseball world following his every at-bat on Sunday, Stanton had two hits in five at-bats and drove in a run, but he was unable to belt home run No. 60 in the Marlins’ 8-5 season-ending loss to the […]

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Stanton denied as Marlins drop season finale
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History was put on hold in Giancarlo Stanton’s quest to reach 60 home runs on Sunday. Instead, it was a three-run homer by pinch-hitter Adonis Garcia and Kurt Suzuki’s two-run home run that helped propel the Braves to an 8-5 victory over the Marlins in the season finale at Marlins Park.

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Chen does not require surgery on elbow
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The Marlins received some encouraging news regarding Wei-Yin Chen, who will not need surgery after being shut down due to a sore left elbow.

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Stanton to lead off eyeing 60 HRs in 2017 finale
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Will history take place in Game 162? The spotlight is on Giancarlo Stanton, who enters Sunday with 59 home runs and looks to become just the sixth member of the 60-homer club and first since 2001. Marlins manager Don Mattingly said following Saturday’s game that the slugger will bat leadoff on Closing Day.

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Dietrich homers, Despaigne goes 7 in victory
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With the focus on Giancarlo Stanton’s quest for 60 home runs on Saturday night, the supporting cast stole the spotlight in the Marlins’ 10-2 win over the Braves at Marlins Park.

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4 Marlins execs out with new ownership
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Sources confirm that the Marlins are not retaining assistant general manager Mike Berger, vice president of player personnel Jeff McAvoy, vice president of player development Marc DelPiano and vice president of pitching development Jim Benedict. The club has not confirmed.

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Stanton swings for 60 vs. another Braves rook
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One swing. That’s all it will take for Giancarlo Stanton to become the sixth member of baseball’s elite 60-home run club, along with Babe Ruth, Roger Maris, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Stanton carries his 59 homers into what could be a historic Saturday night at Marlins Park, as the Marlins and Braves […]

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Marlins don't need homer to rally from 5 down
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The quest for 60 home runs remains on hold for Giancarlo Stanton, but the slugger did provide an RBI single in a four-run seventh Friday night at Marlins Park. The big hit in the inning was Justin Bour’s two-out, two-run single off lefty Sam Freeman that rallied the Marlins to a 6-5 victory over the […]

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Stanton, Ozuna make for historic RBI duo
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A Marlins franchise RBI record that stood for nearly 17 seasons has now been passed by not just one, but two All-Star outfielders. Giancarlo Stanton has company with more than 121 runs batted in on the season. Marcell Ozuna drove in three runs and Stanton padded his team lead with an RBI single on Friday […]

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That's swat's up: Stanton hits Nos. 58, 59
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The season may be winding down for the Marlins, but Giancarlo Stanton is showing no signs of slowing down his pursuit to break through the 60-homer barrier.

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Samson on Marlins tenure: 'A true honor'
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The passing of the torch in Marlins’ ownership is days away from being completed, and on Thursday, current team president David Samson expressed complete confidence in the new regime, led by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter.

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Stanton saves No. 58 for return to Marlins Park
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Giancarlo Stanton got back on the home run track in the fourth inning on Thursday, connecting off Julio Teheran for his 58th shot of the season.

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