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Marlins Morning News: Stanton continues record-setting pace

Marlins news and notes from around baseball.

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Marlins News

The Marlins lost a heartbreaker against the Nationals last night, 3-2. Hats off to Andrew Stevenson, who made a fantastic catch to end the game.

Stop me if you’ve heard this before — Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run last night, putting him on pace for another month with double-digit home runs.

We heard yesterday that the Jeb Bush-Wayne Rothbaum group has dropped out of the bidding to purchase the team, turning the bidding war over to Jorge Mas and the Jeter-Jordan group.

The tragic news cycle of Jose Fernandez hasn’t ended yet. His estate continues to fight in court over the cause of death for the other two passengers in the boat crash.

Around the League

Scooter Gennett’s grand slam came too late to Hand a win over to former Marlins prospect Luis Castillo.

After being traded yesterday, Jay Bruce found his way out of the NL East and into a pennant chase with Cleveland Indians. This was not, however, a money saving move for the Mets.

An umpire has made the news again. Sadly, Ken Kaiser passed away Tuesday at the age of 72.

Edgar Martinez may never get the spot in the Hall of Fame that he deserves, but his jersey will soon hang with the other greats in Seattle.