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Watch: Giancarlo Stanton cheered in return to Miami, Yankees edge Marlins in extras

Watch: Giancarlo Stanton cheered in return to Miami, Yankees edge Marlins in extras

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MIAMI, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The crowd at Marlins Park gave New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton a standing ovation in his return to Miami Tuesday, which resulted in a Marlins loss. "It was definitely more than I could ask for," Stanton said. "It's going to be one of the more special moments of my career." Stanton was making his first appearance in the city as a visiting player after being traded to the Yankees in December. The 2017 National League MVP went 2-for-6 in the win. He also came within inches of hitting his 300th career home run in the 2-1 triumph. Third baseman Miguel Andujar played the hero for the Yankees, smacking a sacrifice fly to left field to bring home Kyle Higashioka for the go-ahead score in the top of the 12th frame. The Yankees drew first blood after three scoreless...
Watch: Starlin Castro smacks walk-off hit to beat Brewers in extras

Watch: Starlin Castro smacks walk-off hit to beat Brewers in extras

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MIAMI, July 12 (UPI) -- Starlin Castro had no need for the on deck circle when the Miami Marlins went to extra innings against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday at Marlins Park. He simply walked up to the plate in the bottom of the 12th inning of the 4-4 ball game with one thing in mind: swatting the game-winning hit. And he delivered straight from the dugout. The veteran second baseman had runners on second and first base with one out in the frame as he eyed Brewers reliever Jorge Lopez. He smacked the righty's first offering to left field, prompting Garrett Cooper to hustle in from second, beating out a throw from Christian Yelich and winning the game. "I didn't really go to the on deck circle and get a couple swings, I just went straight to the plate," Castro said after the 5-4 victory....