VIDEO: Dee Gordon Hits Lead-Off Homer Following Fernandez Tribute

The entire city of Miami is at a loss for words after the news that Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had died early Sunday morning. The Miami Marlins team has been obviously devastated, shedding tears during press conferences, pregame workouts, and especially during the emotional tribute held before the game. One player who seemed truly devastated was Dee Gordon, who called Fernandez his...
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Miami Marlins Ace Jose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident in Miami early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24 years old. According to Lorenzo Veloz of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fernandez and two other men were killed in the accident. The U.S. Coast Guard found a 32-foot boat upside down on a jetty near Miami Beach around 3 a.m. Sunday. They reportedly found...
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Miami Marlins honor Jose Fernandez before Monday night's game with special tribute

Before the crucial game between the Miami Marlins and New York Mets began on Monday night, the two teams met on the field to exchange condolences and honor the Marlins' fallen ace Jose Fernandez.First, the Marlins aired a tribute video to their fallen All-Star:The two teams then met for a brief exchanged filled with gut-wrenching emotion:After the Mets retreated to their dugout,...
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Dee Gordon hits leadoff homer for Grieving Marlins

After the loss of Jose Fernandez, an inconceivable tragedy that paralyzed the baseball world this weekend, the Miami Marlins resumed played without their fallen comrade. With heavy hearts, they took the field, somehow expected to play a game with the seriousness and intensity you expect of professional ballplayers. They wanted to honor him, to do him justice, if such a thing can...
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Marlins' Dee Gordon breaks down into tears after hitting lead-off home run

Dee Gordon took the first pitch of the Marlins' first-at bat since Jose Fernandez's tragic death Sunday from the right-handed batter's box while wearing Fernandez's helmet as a tribute to his late teammate.The third pitch, he hit a home run.It was Gordon's first home run of the season. He broke down into tears upon reaching home plate, where he was embraced my his Marlins' teammates...
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Dee Gordon hits emotional lead-off home run for Marlins

In one of the more chill-inducing moments in the history of Major League Baseball, Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon led off the first game following the death of teammate Jose Fernandez with his first home run of 2016. The home run was preceded by Gordon stepping into the box and taking the first pitch […] The post Dee Gordon hits emotional lead-off home run for Marlins...
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Mets, Marlins unite in remembering Jose

The Marlins on Monday honored pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident early Sunday morning, with a rousing ceremony prior to the team's series opener against the Mets at Marlins Park. The ceremony featured a moment of silence and a trumpet rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."
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Marlins’ Dee Gordon emotional after lead-off HR

The Miami Marlins are playing the New York Mets on Monday with Jose Fernandez on everyone’s mind. So, when Dee Gordon — a friend of Fernandez who was visibly overtaken with grief on Sunday — led off Monday’s game with a home run, it felt right. Understandably, Gordon’s return to the Miami dugout was quite emotional. Marlins dugout after Dee Gordon's HR. Surreal. pic...
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Marlins plan to retire Jose Fernandez’s No. 16

Monday September 26, 2016 will be the final time anyone with a Miami Marlins’ uniform will wear the No. 16. On Sunday morning, the baseball world woke up to the horrifying news that one of the game’s bright young stars, Jose Fernandez, was dead at the age of 24. After having cancelled their contest against […] The post Marlins plan to retire Jose Fernandez’s No. 16 appeared...
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Jose Fernandez's friend sent ominous text message prior to crash

A text message sent by one of the men who died in the fatal boating crash on Sunday off the coast in South Florida that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is chilling and eerie given what later transpired. Eddy Rivero is one of the three men who died in the crash, along with Fernandez and Emilio Macias. In a text message conversation with a friend, Rivero hinted at potential...
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Marlins honor Fernandez by wearing No. 16

The Miami Marlins plan to have each player wear a black No. 16 jersey for their game Monday night vs. the New York Mets to honor pitcher Jose Fernandez, who passed away in a boating accident early Sunday morning.
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The Miami Marlins are retiring Jose Fernandez's number

The Miami Marlins were never going to forget Jose Fernandez, but the organization is taking a step to ensure his presence remains around the club forever.On Monday, a day after the 24-year-old Fernandez was killed in a boating accident, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria announced the club is retiring Fernandez's No. 16.It's yet another gesture to show just how much Fernandez was beloved...
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Marlins activate Adam Conley from 15-day disabled list

The Miami Marlins officially activated left-handed pitcher Adam Conley from the club’s 15-day disabled list prior to Monday evening’s game against the New York Mets. Conley was supposed to pitch on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, but due to the tragic death of right-hander Jose Fernandez, he had his start pushed back to the day […] The post Marlins activate Adam Conley from...
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Every Marlins player will wear No. 16 in honor of Jose Fernandez

On Monday, the Marlins will take the field for the first time since the death of 24-year-old ace Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident in Miami early Sunday morning. When they do so, every player on the team will be wearing Fernandez's No. 16 on their jersey.It's a touching move to honor the immensely talented young man that was tragically taken from baseball (and this life...
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All Marlins players will wear No. 16 tonight in honor of Jose Fernandez

When the Miami Marlins take the field tonight against the New York Mets, they will do so with heavy hearts a day after the tragic death of ace pitcher Jose Fernandez. Every player on the Marlins will be wearing Fernandez’s No. 16 instead of their regular jersey number as a tribute to their lost teammate. In honor of Jose Fernandez, all Marlins players will wear his No. 16 tonight...
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To honor Jose Fernandez, Marlins will wear his No. 16 tonight

     To honor Jose Fernandez, all Marlins players will wear his No. 16 tonight when they face the New York Mets.      Sources said other tributes to Fernandez, who died early Sunday in a boating accident, were still in the planning stages.      Fans continued to leave flowers and candles near the main turnstiles as a tribute to the Marlins pitching star.      Following...
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7 hours ago

Marlins to honor Fernandez tonight

The Miami Marlins plan to have each player wear a black No. 16 jersey for their game Monday night vs. the New York Mets to honor pitcher Jose Fernandez, who passed away in a boating accident early Sunday morning.
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Every Miami Marlins player to wear No. 16 in honor of Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins organization is still grieving over the loss of star pitcher Jose Fernandez over the weekend. Fernandez, a Rookie of the Year and two-time all-star, died in a boating accident early Sunday morning at age 24. Following Fernandez’s death, the Marlins canceled Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Braves. However, the team must do the unthinkable and return to action...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago

'A lot of pain' - Marlins cope with Fernandez's death

MIAMI (AP) Jose Fernandez made his major league debut against the New York Mets in 2013 and was scheduled to face them again Monday night. Instead, Miami mourns and the Marlins must push on without their ace, who was killed in a boating accident early Sunday. ''Deep in our hearts there is a lot of pain,'' third baseman Martin Prado said. ''Somehow we've got to overcome that.''...
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Miami Marlins confirms pitcher Jose Fernandez has been killed in boating accident

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins confirms pitcher Jose Fernandez has been killed in boating accident.
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Miami radio host will literally eat crow after losing bet over Christian Yelich

The Miami Marlins fell to .500 after a tough loss against the Washington Nationals on Thursday. The game was largely uneventful for Miami as three errors and just four mediocre innings from Tom Koehler led to the defeat. One of the Marlins runs’ came from a Christian Yelich solo homer in the seventh. Insignificant, right? Wrong. With Yelich’s 20th home run, Miami radio host Brendan...
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A Month After Suffering a Groin Tear That Should've Ended His Season, Giancarlo Stanton Is Back Hitting Mammoth Home Runs

On Aug. 14, with the Miami Marlins in the thick of a playoff race, Giancarlo Stanton collapsed in a heap as he tried to stretch a single into a double. On his way to second base, he suffered a left groin injury so serious that Marlins manager Don Mattingly announced that his superstar wouldn't play in another game this season. RELATED: How Yoga Keeps Giancarlo Stanton Swinging...
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