The shot was Stanton’s 27th of the season and it was another Statcast™ special. The barreled shot projected at 441 feet with an exit velocity of 115.1 mph and a launch angle of 25 degrees.
The maximum height of the home run was 83 feet, and it took the ball five seconds to clank off the scoreboard.
It was Stanton’s first home run of the second half, and it puts him atop of the National League leaderboard.
The 115.1 mph makes it Stanton’s second hardest-hit home run of the season, and the 10th hardest-hit homer since Statcast™ launched in 2015.
Eickhoff put himself in a bind, falling behind in the count, 2-0, before Stanton turned on the 90.2 mph two-seam fastball.
Stanton is no stranger to hitting the auxiliary scoreboard in left. In 2012, the inaugural season at Marlins Park, Stanton belted a grand slam off Jamie Moyer that struck the same scoreboard. That one knocked out some light strips on the scoreboard.
COL@MIA: Stanton damages scoreboard with monster slam
5/21/12: Giancarlo Stanton hammers a grand slam in the fourth inning that breaks a panel on the scoreboard in left field
Stanton’s home run on Monday certainly impacted the baseball, but the scoreboard escaped unharmed.
Joe Frisaro has covered the Marlins for MLB.com since 2002. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFrisaro and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.