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06:45  19 september  2017
06:45  19 september  2017 Source:   sportsxchange.com

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Stanton hit his 55 th homer — and his first in nine days — while driving in four runs to help the Miami Marlins beat New York 13-1 Monday night. Batting third for the first time this year, Stanton hit a three-run line drive into the home run sculpture at Marlins Park in the fourth inning against struggling

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Miami Marlins ' Giancarlo Stanton runs the bases after hitting a an 89.5 mph slider from Matt Harvey and deposited it just behind the base of the Marlins Park home run sculpture for his major-league leading 55 th of the season that sparked a 13-1 rout of the Mets . Stanton has hit the most homers in a season since Ryan Howard hit 58 in 2006. With 12 games remaining, Stanton is on pace to hit 59.

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton drilled his major-league-leading 55th homer as the Miami Marlins cruised to a 13-1 win over the New York Mets on Monday night.

It was Miami's first game at Marlins Park since Sept. 6, as three contests were moved to Milwaukee due to Hurricane Irma. The Marlins (70-80) won for just the fourth time in 21 games.

BOX SCORE:  MARLINS 13, METS 1

The Marlins, who have not had a winning year against the Mets since 2013, are 10-7 versus New York (65-85) this season.

Stanton's fourth-inning homer traveled 455 feet to left-center field and was clocked at 114 mph. He went 2-for-5 with three runs and four RBIs.

Even though he hadn't gone deep since Sept. 9, Stanton has now launched the most homers by a National League player since Ryan Howard hit 58 for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2006.

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Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hits his 55 th homer of the season.

Miami's Marcell Ozuna and Dee Gordon each had four hits and two RBIs. Ozuna slugged his 34th homer of the season, and Gordon hit his eighth triple.

Dan Straily (10-9) reached double figures in wins for the second straight season, holding the Mets to three hits and one run in five innings. He struck out eight and walked four.

New York's Matt Harvey (5-6) took the loss as his nightmare season continued. He allowed a season-high 12 hits, two walks and seven runs in four-plus innings. The seven runs tied his season high and drove his ERA to 6.59.

Harvey got into trouble right away, allowing a first-inning run on a two-out RBI single by Justin Bour. Harvey gave up three singles in the inning, including one to Tomas Telis, who scored.

Miami made it 2-0 in the third. Stanton led off with a four-pitch walk, advanced to third on a Bour double and scored on a wild pitch in the dirt.

New York cut its deficit to 2-1 in the fourth on a ground-ball single to center by Gavin Cecchini.

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Score one more for Stanton . The mighty Marlins slugger hit homer No. 55 on Monday night, a 455-foot blast that came off New York Mets starter Matt Harvey in the fourth inning. The Marlins smashed the Mets 13-1. Giancarlo Stanton circling the bases after home run No. 55 on Monday night.

Statcast measures exit velocity, launch angle and projected distance of Giancarlo Stanton ' s 55 th homer of the season.

Stanton put Miami up 5-1 in the bottom of the fourth. After a bunt hit by Gordon, Tellis was hit by a pitch, and Stanton drilled an 88 mph slider.

Miami put the game away with a seven-run fifth inning that featured two-run triples by Gordon and Brian Anderson.

NOTES: Marlins SS Miguel Rojas, who strained his left shoulder on Sunday while diving for a ball, will miss this series. ... Marlins 3B Martin Prado (knee) may not return this year. ... Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard (torn lat muscle) threw a simulated game on Monday and could return within one week. ... Marlins RHP Brad Ziegler (back) hopes to return next week. ... The Marlins have lost six consecutive series and have not won consecutive games during that span. ... MLB.com ranked the top 30 of this year's rookies in terms of long-term potential, and the Mets had SS Amed Rosario at No. 6 and 1B Dominic Smith at No. 17. No Marlins made the list. Rosario (stomachache) was a lineup scratch Monday. ... According to advanced metrics, Rosario and Marlins 2B Dee Gordon are tied for fourth among the fastest players in the majors. Rosario last week scored from first on a single.

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Giancarlo Stanton hit his 55 th homer - and his first in nine days - while driving in four runs to help the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 13-1 Monday night. Batting third for the first time this year, Stanton hit a three-run line drive into the home run sculpture at Marlins Park in the fourth inning

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