Stanton hits 250th career HR, ties Marlins mark

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his 42nd home run of the season Sunday to tie the franchise's single-season record and reach 250 for his career.

The club record previously belonged to Gary Sheffield, who hit 42 homers with the Marlins in 1996.

Stanton blasted an opposite-field solo shot in the bottom of the third inning against Colorado Rockies right-hander German Marquez. He has homered in each of the Marlins' past four games and has nine homers in their past 10 games.

Stanton's four-game home run streak is the second such streak of his career and the second-longest streak this season. The Brewers' Marcus Thames homered in five straight games from April 13 to 17.


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