Posted May 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam off Jamie Moyer in a five-run fourth inning, Mark Buehrle was dominant after a shaky first and the Miami Marlins stayed hot by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Monday night. Austin Kearns tied a career-best with four hits for the Marlins, whose 15-5 record in May leads the majors. Buehrle (4-4) worked 7 2-3 innings, giving up four runs and four hits in the first and one more hit the rest of the way. Heath Bell pitched the ninth for his sixth save in 10 chances. Moyer (2-4) allowed nine hits and six runs in 3 2-3 innings in his debut at Marlins Park, the 50th big-league stadium in which the 49-year-old has appeared during his career. Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run home run and Michael Cuddyer had a two-run double for the Rockies. Stanton wasn't even born when Moyer's career began in 1986. His first game against him was one to remember. Miami's big fourth got going with one out, when Buehrle hit a soft double - the second of his c...

Giancarlo Stanton broke the scoreboard at Marlins Park

In tonight's Rockies-Marlins game at Marlins Park, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins hit a titanic grand slam off of Rockies starter Jamie Moyer. The homer smashed into the scoreboard in left field (which is mounted onto a wall of the stadium), and actually knocked out a handful of lights. The homer went an estimated 438 feet. To left field. I mean, good god. What a...

VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton Vandalizes his Home Stadium & Jamie Moyer with a Granny Bomb

When you’re getting ESPN alert text messages to let you know that ‘ESPN MLB – Giancarlo Stanton hit HR of LF video board knocking off portion of digital display at Marlins Park’ (I actually got the text twice, for some reason) you know it’s a bomb you better get to a computer and see somehow. Giancarlo didn’t disappoint, taking old man Moyer’s pitch to Biscayne Bay...

Another milestone for Moyer: 50 ballparks

Colorado's Jamie Moyer has now pitched in 50 Major League ballparks. Moyer started for the Rockies in Miami on Monday night, making his debut at the newly opened Marlins Park. The 49-year-old lefty has played in more parks than any other major-league player going back to at least 1921. Rudy Seanez, whose last big-league appearance was in 2008, appeared in 47 ballparks. Last...

Jamie Moyer is Old

Jamie Moyer - Pitcher, Hunter, and Gatherer Quite frankly, the “Jamie Moyer is old” meme has replaced the “Yadier Molina is slow” meme which was preceded by the “Adam Dunn whiffs a lot” meme.  At age 49, Moyer seems relatively old by Major League Baseball standards.  As such, the jokes and one-liners aimed at Moyer have practically gone viral at this point.  Examples...

Grand slam breaks Marlins Park scoreboard

Powerful As the Colorado Rockies visited the Miami Marlins today, the Rockies got off to an early lead, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning off of Miami’s pitcher, Mark Buehrle. As the Rockies cooled off, Miami began to make their move. After scoring one in the bottom of the third inning, Miami struck stuck with a thunderous blast in the bottom of the fourth. Having...

Stanton's slam breaks scoreboard

Marlins' slugger Giancarlo Stanton is only 22 years old, but he already has accounted for four career grand slams and one broken scoreboard.

Colorado Rockies take their losing streak to South Beach

Jim Tracy has looked confused by his team's play often in 2012.What is left to say about these Colorado Rockies? They are running out of ways to lose baseball games.After being spotted a four-run lead in the 1st inning, Jamie Moyer couldn't pitch well enough to hold the Marlins at bay. His final batter, Giancarlo Stanton, blasted a grand slam just inside the left field foul...

Marlins have emerging superstar in Stanton

MIAMI So much for the concerns about the challenge Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton faced with the dimensions and winds in the newly opened Marlins Park. Stanton has conquered the elements. More importantly, he has shown he can handle the attention that comes with a center stage role. He unloaded on a 3-2 pitch from Rockies lefty Jamie Moyer in the fourth inning...

Stanton Slams Rockies

Giancarlo Stanton’s fourth inning grand slam put the Miami Marlins ahead for good as they defeated the Colorado Rockies by a score of 7-4 on Monday.  The win moves the Marlins to four games over .500 for the first time on the year and also puts them alone in third place in the division.    Miami is now 15-5 in May as they continue to pace Major League Baseball for the month...

Rockies-Marlins Preview

May has been kind to the Miami Marlins, as the club has climbed out of last place in its division and is suddenly playing like a contender. The same cannot be said for the Colorado Rockies. The Marlins look to continue their surge and move a season-best four games over .500 in Monday night's series opener with the slumping Rockies. After finishing April with an 8-14 record...

Marlins look to continue May surge over Rockies

Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Miami Marlins take on the Colorado Rockies. May has been kind to the Miami Marlins, as the club has climbed out of last place in its division and is suddenly playing like a contender. The same cannot be said for the Colorado Rockies. The Marlins look to continue their surge and move a season-best four games over .500 in Monday...


Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam on Monday. Big deal, right? Guys hit a lot of grand slams. This one wasn't even a walkoff shot or anything. Sure, it came off Methusal... err, Jamie Moyer, and there's probably a record there for biggest gap in age between a pitcher and the hitter who poked a slam off him, but that's not what made it special. Nope, there are three...
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