In news that will surprise no one, Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball into orbit
Carlos Martinez has been one of the best pitchers in the National League in 2015, striking out more than a batter per inning with an ERA under three for the first-place Cardinals. He's just 24, he's been the Next Big Thing since St. Louis signed him, and he's got a fastball that can touch 100. He's really good, is what we're saying.
Here's what Giancarlo Stanton thinks of Martinez's recent success:
For those of you still keeping track, 1) bless you and 2) this latest blast was measured at 479 feet.
Starting now, we'll be shifting our Giancarlo Stanton alerts from "Did Giancarlo Stanton hit a ball into the stratosphere?" to "Did Giancarlo Stanton hit a ball that somehow didn't end up in the stratosphere?"