Marlins get doubled-up by Rockies, 12-6
Ichiro 1 hit away from 3,000
COLORADO – Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit a monster home run and Ichiro Suzuki got career hit number 2,999 in Saturday night's loss to the Rockies, 12-6.
Ichiro's infield single came in the eighth winning, once the Rockies had already put the game away.
Suzuki nearly got hit number 3,000 in the ninth inning on a ball hit back up the middle to the mound.
Stanton's home run came in the fifth inning, a solo blast that measured at 495 feet.
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