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Miami Marlins morning news: Giancarlo Stanton becomes franchise home run leader

Stanton hit the 155th home run of his career on Thursday. Plus links on J.T. Realmuto and Michael Morse.

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Marlins News

Giancarlo Stanton has a lot of power. That is no secret. Stanton hit his 155th career home run on Thursday night, which makes him the franchise home run leader, according to's Joe Frisaro.

Giancarlo Stanton now stands alone among the Marlins' all-time home run leaders.

In the first inning against the Mets on Thursday at Citi Field, the 25-year-old blasted a two-run shot, giving him 155 for his career and vaulting him past Dan Uggla for the franchise lead.

The Marlins fell to the Mets on Thursday. Replay played a part.

David Phelps will make his first start of the season on Friday night. It will likely be all Phelps until Henderson Alvarez is healthy.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has had a slow start to the season, and J.T. Realmuto is thriving. He may see more playing time moving forward.

Christian Yelich's back was acting up for a while, but he was in the lineup Thursday.

Michael Morse has A LOT of power. And he proved it this week.

Dan Haren has worked with quite a few catchers throughout his career. He was impressed by Realmuto.

Miami won its first series this week. What went right?

Tom Koehler could quietly have a successful year.

Around The League

Kris BryantCubs are ready.

The Mets are hot, and show no signs of cooling off.

Jose Reyes may be out for a bit.

Do fast starts mean anything?

At Fish Stripes

-What changed for the Marlins versus the Braves - Fish Stripes

The Fish looked like a completely different team this week in their second season series against the Atlanta Braves. The Fish took the series 2-1 and showed offense, something seldom seen in the opening series.

-How the Miami Marlins succeeded in Atlanta - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins had a successful series victory against the Atlanta Braves, and a number of things were different when facing the undefeated Braves the second time around. What went right?

-Miami Marlins' Carter Capps' jump-hop delivery legal - Fish Stripes

According to's Joe Frisaro, the delivery is legal. However, Capps was sent back to New Orleans on Wednesday.

-2015 Miami Marlins minor league depth: Third Base - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins have showcased eight different starting third basemen in their Opening Day lineup over the past decade. Will they ever find what they are looking for in their minor league system?