WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton hits monster homer off Madison Bumgarner

What happens when you put a pitch into the hitting zone of Giancarlo Stanton? The ball goes very far. This is true even if the pitcher Madison Bumgarner.The San Francisco Giants lefty challenged Stanton and more than 430 feet later, it was clear that the Miami Marlins star had won the challenge. The homer extended Stanton’s club record for home runs in a season. It was also Stanton’s...
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Stanton generated trade interest from ‘at least four teams’

The July 31 MLB trade deadline has come and gone, but that does not mean Giancarlo Stanton will remain on the Miami Marlins’ roster through the end of the 2017 season.Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Stanton cleared revocable waivers on Sunday, which was expected since the 27-year-old slugger is still owed a whopping $295 million over 10 years. However, that means Stanton...
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Five cool stats about Giancarlo Stanton’s recent power surge

Giancarlo’s record-setting home run was the latest in what has been an incredible power surge.Stanton came into Monday's game against the Giants tied for the Marlins' franchise record for most home runs in a single season with 42. It didn’t take Stanton long to break the tie with Gary Sheffield. In the bottom of the first inning, he hit a two-run shot to left field for sole...
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Jeter group may want to remove home run sculpture from Marlins Park

Many feel that Derek Jeter leading a group that buys the Miami Marlins will be a good thing for Major League Baseball. But there apparently may be an unpopular move ahead from the new ownership group.Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman wrote on Friday about the purchase of the Marlins by the Jeter-led group. One detail Heyman added was that the Jeter group will likely remove the home run...
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Report: Jeb Bush's group out of potential Marlins sale

New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is one step closer to buying the Miami Marlins. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports is reporting that a group including a former partner of Jeter’s has dropped out, leaving only two groups vying for ownership.“The Wayne Rothbaum-Jeb Bush group has dropped out of the bidding for the Miami Marlins, apparently leaving groups led by Miami businessman Jorge...
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The 'Everyone is head over heels about Austin Jackson's catch' quiz

On Tuesday night, Indians outfielder Austin Jackson made an absurdly spectacular catch to rob Hanley Ramirez of a home run.  Depending on who you speak to, it was either the catch of the year, the best catch in the history of Fenway Park, or one of the best catches of all-time. Perhaps it was all three. The game itself wasn't too shabby either. Jackson's miracle catch is eerily...
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The 'Adrian Beltre is now the old guy in the club' quiz

Over the weekend, while Cooperstown was opening its doors to the Class of 2017, Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre joined another exclusive club when he doubled off Orioles pitcher Wade Miley on Sunday, making him the 31st player in MLB history to reach 3,000 hits. Beltre is just the fifth player born outside the U.S. to reach the sacred mark and the first from the Dominican Republic...
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Report: Mets acquire All-Star closer A.J. Ramos from the Marlins

In what has to be described as an absolutely shocking trade, the New York Mets have acquired All-Star closer A.J. Ramos from the division-rival Miami Marlins. Really, it’s a trade that no one saw coming. New York has placed closer Addison Reed on the trade block. So it stands to reason that Ramos will be his replacement once Reed himself is dealt.Ramos, 30, has pitched to a 3.63...
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The 'When George Brett went completely batty' quiz

On this date in 1983, the most famous ejection and one of the most indelible moments in all of MLB history took place when George Brett hit a home run that gave his team a 5-4 lead but was then tossed from the game for having too much pine tar on his bat and proceeded to lose his mother-loving mind.The Pine Tar Incident was so famous that it warranted having both its own book and...
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Dee Gordon got kicked by a young Reds fan, and it was funny (VIDEO)

A young Reds fan demonstrated the power of home-field advantage during Sunday’s game against the Marlins.The fan was given the pleasure of meeting Marlins SS Dee Gordon, and he did not disappoint while doing so. He approached Gordon before he made his way to the plate, and then kicked him right in the shin, which was both adorable and funny. Even at such a young age, that little...
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