Arodys Vizcaino

Stanton at peace with 59 homers, proudest of winning RBI title

Stanton at peace with 59 homers, proudest of winning RBI title

One more time he emerged from the dugout and strolled slowly, purposefully to home plate.

Bottom of the ninth inning on the last day of the season: This would surely be Giancarlo Stanton’s last chance to join the Babe at the Ruthian round number of 60 home runs.

Knowing that change is coming under new ownership, the drama was intensified by the possibility it could also be the slugger’s last time to bat as a Miami Marlin.

But this was about trying to complete a mission. So one more time Sunday, the crowd at Marlins Park rose and beckoned for a magical conclusion to this remarkable ride that Stanton has taken a season that would otherwise be memorable here only for...

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