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Miami Marlins commemorate Fernandez with emotional victory

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Miami Marlins commemorate Fernandez with emotional victory

The honkballers of Miami Marlins have their deceased teammate Jose Fernandez Monday commemorated during an emotional evening in the own Marlins Park

A day after the Cuban pitcher on tragically killed in a boating accident, won the Marlins with a 7-3 New York Mets.

The first match after the tragic accident was very emotional for the players of the Marlins. When Dee Gordon in the first inning hit a homerun, he came crying about the thuisplaat where he is in the arms fell from his teammates.

“I have the ball yet never so far beaten, not even in the training,” said the 28-year-old American. “I have no children, so this was the best moment of my life: a homerun and save it for José.”

After the match, were the players with their arms linked in a circle around the hill, from which Fernandez since 2013 his balls threw. On their knees, they also commemorated the extremely talented pitcher, who was only 24 years old.

It was intended that Fernandez’s game against the Mets would start on the hill. The players all wore a shirt with number 16, which belonged to the Cuban.

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Sterhonkballer José Fernandez (24) died after a boating accident

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