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Not only did Giancarlo Stanton homer 61 times on the night -- thereby setting a new Derby record -- he dominated the distance leaderboards, blasting the contest's eight-longest homers between 481 and 497 feet.

Stanton earned his Derby victory, the first by a Marlins player.

 

He blew past Robinson Cano in the first round, then dropped the top-seeded Mark Trumbo in the semifinals. In the finals, Stanton met the defending champion, Todd Frazier, whom proved to be no match.

 

Indeed, Stanton won by seven, therefore becoming the first non-All-Star to win since Yoenis Cespedes in 2013.

 

As such, Stanton will have the next few days to recover from an impressive performance. Consider that a bad sign for the league's pitchers.

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