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Topic - Giancarlo Stanton
Tom Koehler said he gave up too many walks, which forced him to throw too many pitches, which eventually led to too many runs.
The Washington Nationals broke out of their recent hitting slump Wednesday night against the Miami Marlins, rallying from an early 4-0 deficit and finishing with 15 hits.
Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond has a discomforting thought for teams trying to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton.
In the Nationals' 3-2 loss to the Marlins on Monday, it was a familiar foe who led his team to victory.
Not even a visit from the usually cooperative Miami Marlins could bring the Washington Nationals out of their offensive funk.
That Stanton home run, all 447 feet of it, proved the difference in a Memorial Day matinee. The two-run shot helped Miami to a 3-2 victory over the skidding Nats, who have lost seven of their last 10 games.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his NL-leading 15th home run and also doubled and singled in his latest power performance at Nationals Park, leading the Miami Marlins over Washington 3-2 Monday.
Stanton hit his NL-leading 15th home run and also doubled and singled in his latest power performance at Nationals Park, leading the Miami Marlins over Washington 3-2 Monday.
With the retractable roof open and the Milwaukee Brewers in town, pitcher-friendly Marlins Park became a launching pad.
The Miami Marlins hit a season-high four home runs Friday, which wasn't nearly enough because Tom Koehler dug too big a hole with his worst outing of the year.
Cole Hamels tried for an extra base and got thrown out. Then he gave Giancarlo Stanton a pitch to hit and paid for it.
Pat Shine joined the Miami Marlins to be their go-to guy for evaluating and monitoring replay scenarios.
Brandon Hicks believes he skimmed first base on a would-be double, yet he knows he cut it far too close.
Dan Haren, the veteran that he is, has made a living pitching deep into games after giving up a few early runs. And, for a change, he was able to do it against the Miami Marlins thanks to a clutch home run by Yasiel Puig.
The Padres are on a roll, proving how quick momentum can flip in baseball.
"We all understand what type of hitter we are," Stanton said. "Everyone's getting on. I'm getting on for McGehee, (Derek) Dietrich and (Christian) Yelich are getting on me."
"I don't know what it is, that's just baseball," Stanton said. "I understand I do a little bit better here, I can't really attest it to anything."