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Say it ain't so: Jose Fernandez Gone All Too Soon

It was a sad day throughout the baseball world Sunday, as news broke that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident. The 1pm game between the Marlins and the Braves was cancelled. 351 more words

Baseball

Basking In Memories

Today, I’m playing ‘Remember When.’  My youth.  I still have some youth in me, and I’m basking in it, today.

A whole bunch of years have passed since I was dwelling in the L.A. 307 more words

Chicago Cubs

Jose Fernandez's tragic death reminds us that wins and losses can sometimes feel very small

TORONTO — The story of Jose Fernandez’s death isn’t, unfortunately, particularly unusual. Promising athletes have died young before, and Fernandez was both: just 24 years old, the Miami Marlins pitcher had the highest strikeout rate among starters in major-league history. 998 more words

Sports

Encarnacion hits bases-loaded single in ninth as Jays come back to defeat Yankees

TORONTO – Edwin Encarnacion’s bases-loaded single in the ninth inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays a dramatic 4-3 comeback win over New York Yankees on Sunday. 166 more words

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Toronto Blue Jays lose lead, then wrest it back in stirring ninth inning for third straight win over Yankees

Marco Estrada was on the mound.

Brett Gardner was at the plate.

Jose Fernandez was in their hearts.

That’s how the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees started things Sunday afternoon on a day when many were thinking of the tragic death of the Miami Marlins ace, rather than the task at hand. 873 more words

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The Death of Jose Fernandez Is a Gut Punch to Baseball

We love athletes who love their craft. We want them to feel what we all imagine: the elation of being adored by millions, while playing kid games. 799 more words

Baseball mourns shocking death of Jose Fernandez

Major League Baseball awakened Sunday to the tragic news that Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, one of the most talented and popular young players in the game, was among three young men who were killed in a boating accident in Miami Beach. 573 more words