Stanton belts No. 20 in Game No. 71

MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton reached the 20 home run plateau in the Marlins’ 71st game.

With two outs in the first inning, Stanton blistered a drive to right-center off Cubs’ right-hander Jake Arrieta.

The 20 before the All-Star Break are a personal high for Stanton, who had 19 in 2012.

In club history, a Marlin has reached 20 or more homers prior to the Break.

HRs prior to All-Star Break

Mike Lowell 28 ’03
Gary Sheffield 25 ’96
Hanley Ramirez 23 ’08
Dan Uggla 23 ’08
Cliff Floyd 21 ’01
Miguel Cabrera 20 ’04
Mike Lowell 20 ’04
Giancarlo Stanton 20 ’14

Joe Frisaro

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