10:05 p.m., Angel Stadium, Anaheim, Calif.
On the mound
RHP Henderson Alvarez (10-5, 2.57) vs. LHP Hector Santiago (3-7, 3.38): With a victory, Alvarez will join Jose Fernandez, Javier Vazquez and Anibal Sanchez as the only Marlins' starters since 2011 to win five or more straight games. Santiago is holding left-handed hitters to a .211 average and .552 on-base plus slugging percentage in 116 plate appearances.
Friday – RHP Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.82) vs. Braves' RHP Ervin Santana (13-7, 3.60); Saturday – RHP Jarred Cosart (2-1, 2.08) vs. RHP Aaron Harang (10-8, 3.60); Sunday – RHP Nathan Eovaldi (6-8, 4.06) vs. LHP Alex Wood (9-9, 3.05).
Friday-Sunday, at Atlanta Braves
Monday-Sept. 3, New York Mets
Sept. 5-7, Atlanta Braves
On the air
TV: None. Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish)
On the web
Giancarlo Stanton inched closer to the Marlins' career home run record with a milestone blast Monday night.
Stanton's National League-leading 33rd also was the 150th of his career, leaving him five shy of eclipsing Dan Uggla's all-time franchise mark. More impressive is how quickly Stanton got there.
Here's a look at where Stanton ranks on the all-time list of quickest to 150 homers by age and games played, courtesy of Elias:
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