Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is aiming to become the sixth member of baseball’s exclusive 60-homer club. He took another step towards that milestone during Saturday’s 12-6 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks, launching his 57th home run. In the same game, he also set a new Marlins single-season record for RBIs. Stanton entered the night tied with Preston Wilson, who drove in 121 runs for the then Florida Marlins in 2001.
Unlike the summer, in fall, Citi Field isn't just another fun activity to add to your already jam-packed calendar of vacation plans, trips and events. Instead, it becomes a stand-alone treat for families - a break from that fall, back to school (and work) routine that holds its own as a special family outing. For kids, a day at the ballpark is a fun occasion where they get to be right in the middle of all the action - watching the game, participating in special activities, eating great food and picking up fun Mets swag. Plus, over the weekend, there are more activities for kids at Citi Field than simply watching the game. After every Sunday home game, your family can get priority access to run
When J.D. Martinez went yard Saturday night, he solidified his place in Arizona Diamondbacks lore. His solo shot in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Miami Marlins was the 14th home run he's hit in 19 September games, setting a new franchise record for home runs in a single month. The previous record-holder was Luis Gonzalez, possibly the most iconic Diamondback in the franchise's relatively brief history. He hit 13 in April 2001, the same season he finished with 57. That just so happened to be the year the Diamondbacks won the World Series over the New York Yankees. Since being acquired by the Diamondbacks at the trade deadline, Martinez has yielded one of the most potent bats in the