It was a beautiful thing.
Sunday afternoon,hit a home run.
It would have been meaningless -- it came in the bottom of the ninth inning, and turned an 8-1 game into an 8-4 game -- except it was Stanton's first home run of the season.
Before, Stanton was in a large group of homer-less players that included, , and teammate . After, Stanton was in a large group of one-homer players that includes , , and .
April's almost over, and it's good to be reminded that it takes a lot longer than one month for things to even out.
To wit, Stanton hasn't been the only (supposed) power hitter suffering an April power outage.hit 26 home runs last season, and hasn't homered in April. hit 23 home runs last season, and hasn't homered in April. hit 37 home runs last season, and hasn't homered in April.