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Stanton hits 47th homer, Marlins rally past Phillies 9-8

Giancarlo Stanton launched his major league-leading 47th home run. And to Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly, it may have been his most impressive home run yet.

"That one today was extremely long," Mattingly said. "That was into the wind. If that wind's not blowing in, that things up on the, it might have hit the Holiday Inn back there."

Stanton blasted that towering shot to center field, J.T. Realmuto hit an inside-the-park homer and the Marlins overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-8 on Thursday.

Stanton led off the third inning with the homer, his 14th in August, extending his club record for most in one month. He...