Giancarlo Stanton's terrific performance during Monday night's game against St. Louis was highly regarded as one of the best games of the season. Alongside his two home runs, Stanton also had a diving catch around the right field warning track that was featured on SportsCenter. That previously mentioned two home run performance helped move Stanton into a tie with Jose Abreu and Nelson Cruz for most in the majors with 31.
Entering his Tuesday start, recent acquisition Jarred Cosart showcased a certain level of caution after missing his prior start with an oblique strain. In other news, Dan Jennings returned to the team on Monday after sustaining a concussion during an appearance during last Thursday's game. Despite returning to the team, Jennings is still a ways to go from making his way back to the Marlins' bench.
In the discussion for NL MVP, Marlins manager Mike Redmond puts Giancarlo Stanton in the midst of that discussion. Stanton's all-around play makes him one of the more statistically solid players in the league.
Despite his extremely solid play since the All-Star break, the Marlins front office is reportedly still doubtful about signing Stanton to a long-term extension.
On Monday afternoon, the Miami Marlins RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) club won the Junior Division title in this year's RBI World Series.
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