Let's start with this week's Play of the Week, which indeed is Stanton's huge fourth-inning grand slam Tuesday against the Rockies:
From a very powerful organization complaining about one of the features of Marlins Park to Giancarlo Stanton breaking one of the scoreboards of the stadium, the brand-spanking-new venue gets a lot of attention in this week's #FishStripes.
Stanton's moonshot down the left field line left this souvenir on the scoreboard from Business Insider:
The scoreboard is working just fine despite it getting a small little "black eye" from the team's hottest hitter.
On that same night, the Marlins hosted a Social Media Lounge Night, where some of the top tweeters and social networkers met to network while enjoying a baseball game. Fitting we should use our Tweet of the Week from Tuesday night's event (this one from the team's official account):
Miami Marlins (@Marlins) May 22, 2012
Over 600 tweets were posted during the event on the night and even gained some attention from MLB Fan Cave, as seen in the TwitPic above. To apply to be a part of the next #MarlinsSocial event, click here.
Our Players' Tweet of the Week comes from Stanton, and it involves this play between he and Logan Morrison:
So here's @Giancarlo27_'s tweet:
LoMo's attempt to dodge my throw home tonight was hilarious. Someone hook me up with that video.. it'l be a good one for @IntentionalTalk— Giancarlo Stanton (@Giancarlo27_) May 25, 2012
Even though Intentional Talk didn't respond to Stanton directly, they did talk to a predominant figure of Miami's club, Ozzie Guillen.
Also to note, Steve Cishek appeared on MLB Network Radio early Saturday morning.
Guillen also had to say this about his powerful, white-hot hitter:
The manager of the Marlins also came out to support a good cause this weekend during the Giants series:
Now to another controversy at @MarlinsPark:
PETA comes out with a claim that the aquarium in the backstop is a danger to those fish with the noise and the potential that a ball could break the glass. Instead of buying an ad in the newspaper or on one of the local TV stations, they bought a commemorative brick to get their message across. Here's a video from @Buzz60:
The brick is located in the East Plaza.