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Stanton hits 56th homer, Marlins beat Mets 9-2 for sweep

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Stanton hits 56th HR of the season (0:33)

Giancarlo Stanton drives a solo home run to center field to extend the Marlins' lead over the Mets. (0:33)

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his major league-leading 56th homer and drove in three runs as the Miami Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the New York Mets by winning 9-2 Wednesday.

Stanton connected in the eighth inning for his 30th home run since the All-Star break. The Marlins have 10 games left.

Stanton also hit a run-scoring single and has 120 RBI. He made a fine catch, too, against the right field fence to rob Asdrubal Cabrera.

A.J. Ellis and Miguel Rojas hit back-to-back homers off Mets reliever Erik Goeddel to start the eighth. With one out, Stanton pulled a 1-1 breaking pitch over the left field fence for a two-run homer.

Jose Urena (14-6) allowed two runs in eight innings. The Marlins finished the season 12-7 against the Mets and swept their NL East rivals for the first time since May 2014.

Justin Bour hit his 23rd homer. Marcell Ozuna had a pair of two-out run-scoring singles, increasing his RBI total to 115.

Rafael Montero (5-11) allowed five runs in four innings.