His pursuit to homer in seven straight games ended on Wednesday afternoon, but Giancarlo Stanton ultimately has a bigger number in his sights -- 62.
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Speed, they say, never takes a day off. It's a good thing it didn't for the Marlins in the third inning of Wednesday's 8-1 win, when the Giants were mounting a rally at Marlins Park.
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The hits just keep coming for Jahmai Jones. The Angels' No. 2 prospect extended his hitting streak to 18 games on Tuesday with a leadoff double in Class A Advanced Inland Empire's 2-0 win over Lake Elsinore. He also hit a single and walked once in the contest, finishing 2-for-4 at the plate.
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Hours after being named National League Player of the Week, Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton took another step towards being the Player of the Month.
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Stanton is on pace to homer in every game
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Stanton shows no signs of slowing down
Even as the Nationals have been hammered by injuries, they have not missed a beat due to the contributions from their replacements. That continued on Thursday night, when Brian Goodwin hit the go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning to lead Washington to a 3-2 victory over Miami at Nationals Park.
As arguably one of the greatest hitters of this generation, Ichiro Suzuki has been an everyday player his entire career. But as his 17-year tenure in the Majors likely winds down -- and with the Marlins enjoying a healthy starting outfield this season -- Ichiro has received fewer opportunities and been a full-time pinch-hitter for the first time in his career.