Please welcome Danilo Santos to the staff! Danilo will be handling morning news for us Thursday and providing opinion pieces as well. - TB
Miami broke the 14-year-old record of 20 runs by two, on their way to a 22-10 final score. Every starter had an RBI with Derek Dietrich and Marcell Ozuna leading the charge with five apiece.
With his 33rd home run of the season Giancarlo Stanton now stands alone atop the home run leaderboard. Stanton also ties club record for most home runs in a month with 12. He may look to break that record with five games left in the month of July.
Just hours before the game was set to begin the Marlins placed pitcher Kyle Barraclough on the 10-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Drew Steckenrider was called up from New Orleans to replace Barraclough.
After rumors surfaced last week that Jorge Mas was considering dropping out of the bidding for the Marlins some new information has Mas not only still in the running for the Marlins but also looking for some investors to help lower the risk of losing money.
Around the League
Adrian Beltre’s night ended just before the game did after his unusual ninth inning ejection. With three hits in last night’s game against the Marlins Beltre is now seven hits away from 3,000.
The Rockies acquired Pat Neshek from the Phillies for three prospects: INF Jose Gomez, RHPs J.D. Hammer and Alejandro Requena.
The Dodgers beat the Twins in the bottom of the ninth with a Justin Turner single. With their win last night the Dodgers have won 36 of their last 42, are 40 games over .500, and become the first team to win 70 games this season.