As expected, the Marlins have been terrible this season. But two players have saved them from outright, Astros-like embarrassment: Jose Fernandez and Giancarlo Stanton.
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Stanton was up to his usual tricks in Wednesday night’s 4-3 win in Philly, tying the game in the sixth inning with a mammoth home run that landed on top of the Planet Hoagie concession stand beyond the center field bleachers.
The homer, Stanton’s longest of the season, traveled 463 feet — 25 feet farther than the infamous “break-the-scoreboard” blast the slugger launched in May 2012.