Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) hits a home run in the first inning as the Miami Marlins play the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park on Tues., July 18, 2017.
Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) hits a home run in the first inning as the Miami Marlins play the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park on Tues., July 18, 2017. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) hits a home run in the first inning as the Miami Marlins play the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park on Tues., July 18, 2017. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/