Miguel Rojas had a career-high four RBI and the Miami Marlins held off Colorado 5-4 on Monday night, cutting the Rockies' lead for the second NL wild card to 1 1/2 games over Milwaukee.
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Giancarlo Stanton hasn't homered yet, but he did steal a run from the Rockies with a terrific running catch deep in right-center as he crashed into the wall and then Christian Yelich for the third out of the third with a runner on third. Tyler Chatwood has three scoreless frames for the Rockies as he continues to pitch well.
Suzuki arrived in the majors after starring in Japan and didn't miss a beat after joining the Mariners. At age 27, he led the AL in batting (.350), led the majors in steals (56) and was named the league's MVP.
A la hora de hacer balance de lo que ha sido el 2017, los fanáticos se preguntan insistentemente que habría pasado con estos Marlins "si hubiera estado Joseíto."
There's still something to root for in Miami, as Giancarlo Stanton now has 30 doubles to go along with his 57 home runs this season. A 31st two-bagger would tie his career high.
A force of nature with a zest for life, Fernandez's absence has had a profound impact on the Marlins -- on and off the field.
The 24-year-old pitcher had become one of MLB's most dominant players
J.D. Martinez lined a two-out RBI single to deep left field with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Sunday to clinch the top wild card in the National League.
The Miami Marlins just don't want the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrating while they're still around to see it.
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Giancarlo Stanton hit his 57th home run of the season Saturday, tied for the fourth-most home runs in a season since 2000. He had 54 home runs total in 2015 and 2016.
Crowded leaderboard for Saturday's homers
Khris Davis barely clipped Daniel Murphy for the longest bomb in MLB Saturday. Evan Gattis and Justin Upton weren't far behind, while Giancarlo Stanton's 57th of the year landed at No. 5.
Chris Iannetta homered twice and drove in a career-high eight runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks outslugged the Miami Marlins 13-11 on Friday night.
Derek Jeter, the pending baseball boss of the Miami Marlins, has asked that four baseball luminaries who serve the team as special assistants -- Andre Dawson, Tony Perez, Jeff Conine and Jack McKeon -- be fired before his arrival, according to a report.
Stanton impressive vs. Mets this year
Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs to help the Marlins complete a three-game sweep of the Mets with a 9-2 win on Wednesday. Stanton finished the season with eight home runs and 20 RBIs vs. New York. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, only three other players have had at least eight home runs and 20 RBIs against the Mets in a single season over the last 50 years: Dick Allen in 1968 (10 HR, 25 RBIs), Dave Kingman in 1979 (9 HR, 20 RBIs) and Ryan Howard in 2006 (8 HR, 21 RBIs).
What's it like watching Miami's supersized slugger put on a batting practice show? Which is his most impressive blast? What changes have fueled his monster season? We asked those who see him every day about the man known as "G" to his Marlins teammates.
Stanton keeps mashing the Mets
With another homer on Wednesday, Giancarlo Stanton came away with two long balls in the three-game series with the Mets, bringing his career tally against them to 35. Only one player has hit more homers against a single opponent since Stanton entered the league in 2010. Meanwhile, Stanton has been nearly as effective against the Nationals.
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After walking Giancarlo Stanton four times on Tuesday, the Mets pitched to him today and the big guy swatted his 56th home run. With 10 games remaining, can Stanton get to 60? Based on his season rate of home runs, he'd hit 3.75 in the Marlins' remaining 10 games. Meanwhile, Aaron Judge slammed his 45th home run as he closes in on Mark McGwire's rookie record of 49 set in 1987. That's eight HR, 19 RBI and 20 runs in September for Judge as he re-ignites his MVP case.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his major league-leading 56th homer and drove in three runs as the Miami Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the New York Mets by winning 9-2 Wednesday.