The Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies had an impromptu home run derby in their game on Monday with Colorado winning 5-3.
This game set a new Major League Record with the eight solo home runs accounting for all the scoring. The previous record was five runs. The Rockies hit five out of the park, while the Marlins had three of their own. It was a game that looked like it was being played at hitter friendly Coors Field in Colorado.
The Marlins were looking for a four-game sweep over Colorado, but settled for a series win. The five home runs for Colorado set a new record for a visiting team at Marlins Park.
Giancarlo Stanton hit one of Miami's home runs and it was the first time he left the yard in several weeks. The home run was the 13th of the season for Stanton who has been hitting better the last few days. Miami's star now has a .216 batting average this year.
Marcell Ozuna added Miami's two other home runs in the game to give him 15 on the year. Ozuna went back-to-back with Stanton in the first inning before adding another HR in the fourth inning.
Paul Clemens started the game after joining the roster on Sunday. Clemens allowed three home runs as part of a seven-hit day. Clemens lasted five innings and its unknown if he will see another start.
Miami will begin a series on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves with Jose Fernandez set to toe the slab.