9/28/2016 | Bigger than a game: Marlins, city unite amid tragedy
The emotionally draining three-game series ended on Wednesday night where it started, with grieving players gathering on the mound and in their own way paying respect to Jose Fernandez.
9/28/2016 | Nats open series trying to lock up 2nd seed
The Marlins enter their weekend series at 7:05 p.m. ET on Friday at Washington with heavy hearts, as they continue to grieve the death of Jose Fernandez, while the Nationals aim to lock up the second seed in the National League for the postseason.
9/28/2016 | Fernandez mourned at Marlins Park memorial
An organization and hundreds of its grieving fans gathered at Marlins Park on Wednesday afternoon to bid farewell to All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez, whose tragic death has rocked South Florida and the sports world.
9/28/2016 | Marlins will only make up game if playoff spot is at stake
The Marlins' game against the Braves from Sunday, which was cancelled due to the tragic death of Jose Fernandez, could still be made up if it would give the Marlins a chance at making the playoffs.
9/28/2016 | Awards voters should back Fernandez
You knew we'd get here eventually. The public grief over Jose Fernandez's sudden, unimaginable death is still very real and still very raw. Personally, I still can't even look at that No. 16 jersey -- which has understandably been all over social media this week -- without getting choked up.
9/27/2016 | Speedy Perez collects first big league hit
On Tuesday night, in the Marlins' 12-1 loss to the Mets at Marlins Park, Yefri Perez collected his first big league hit, an opposite-field single off Fernando Salas in the eighth inning.
9/27/2016 | Diaz honors Jose's legacy in grand fashion
After spending much of Monday in Miami, where he mourned the loss of Jose Fernandez alongside family and close friends, Aledmys Diaz returned to St. Louis ready to pay tribute to the childhood friend who died Sunday in a boating accident.
9/27/2016 | Mets, Marlins conclude season series in Miami
The 19th and final meeting between the Mets and Marlins will also mark the final home game for Miami in 2016. For the first time since Marlins Park opened in 2012, meaningful games were played in Miami deep into September.
9/27/2016 | Yo, Bruce homer to back Thor in WC hunt
It will take weeks, months, even years for the Marlins to recover from the death of Jose Fernandez. In some ways, they never will. But they at least attempted to restore a sense of normalcy on Tuesday night at Marlins Park, where the Mets scored a 12-1 victory in a game bursting with National League Wild Card implications.
9/27/2016 | Fernandez public memorial services today
A memorial for Jose Fernandez has been scheduled for today that will start at Marlins Park and move to a local church later in the afternoon for a public viewing.
9/27/2016 | Mets sign Fernandez jersey to honor Marlins ace
As they entered their clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon, Mets players walked by the Jose Fernandez jersey that hung in their dugout the previous two games. One by one, they signed the 1986 throwback Mets jersey, which they planned to present to the Marlins as a gift.
9/27/2016 | Sources: Prado to get 3-year extension
Martin Prado, the Marlins' unofficial captain, has agreed to terms on a three-year, $40 million contract, sources have told MLB.com. The Marlins have not confirmed the deal.
9/27/2016 | In Miami, Mets' solidarity 'deeper than just baseball'
The significance of the night outweighed the importance of one regular-season game, and that sentiment came to light at Marlins Park before the first pitch of Monday's 7-3 Marlins win over the Mets was thrown.
9/26/2016 | On night heavy with grief, Gordon produces magic
Dee Gordon was holding the bat. We know that. But the forces that swung it through the strike zone?
9/26/2016 | Tearful return: Emotional Marlins win
Jose Fernandez's presence was everywhere on Monday night, and collectively, the Marlins fed off the energy. Dee Gordon set the tone with a tearful leadoff homer that tugged at the heartstrings of everyone at Marlins Park. Gordon had four hits and Justin Bour collected three, helping the Marlins break open a big lead and hold off the Mets, 7-3, on a night they paid tribute to Fernandez, whose death on Sunday morning in a boating accident rocked the sports world.
9/26/2016 | After honoring friend, Dee delivers 1st homer
An emotional and teary-eyed Dee Gordon paid tribute to Jose Fernandez in dramatic fashion during Monday night's 7-3 Marlins win over the Mets. The two-time All-Star second baseman, after taking one pitch while batting from the right side, switched back to his natural spot as a lefty hitter and two pitches later belted his first home run of the season.
9/26/2016 | 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."
9/26/2016 | Marlins honor Fernandez by wearing No. 16
No. 16 was everywhere on Monday night. Each Marlins player had it on the back of his black uniform top. Nothing has been officially announced, but it just might be the last time we see a Marlins player wear No. 16.
9/26/2016 | Wound still raw, Marlins try to remain focused
The memorial for Jose Fernandez outside Marlins Park will not vanish overnight. Nor will the pain. For manager Terry Collins' Mets, however, Tuesday's game represents another integral part of a postseason push. Noah Syndergaard, who missed his last start due to strep throat, will start opposite Tom Koehler.
9/25/2016 | Former Marlins GM Jennings: Jose 'a throwback'
Jose Fernandez had talent that dazzled almost everyone. To some of the people who knew him best, though, it was the laughter and energy and happiness they'll remember forever.
9/25/2016 | Taken far too young, Fernandez not alone
Tragedy struck the baseball world early Sunday morning, when 24-year-old Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, along with two other people, died in a boating accident in Miami Beach. The Marlins organization and the rest of the Major League Baseball community were left to grieve the loss of a player with All-Star personality and talent.
9/25/2016 | Fernandez fondly recalled by fellow Cubans
The tragic news of Jose Fernandez's death spread quickly across the pitcher's two beloved countries, whose relations have grown closer over the past year -- the United States and Cuba. The reaction was the same: Disbelief. Sadness.
9/25/2016 | Fans pay tribute to Fernandez at Marlins Park
Fans, many wearing No. 16 jerseys, gathered on the West Plaza at Marlins Park on Sunday, paying tribute to the memory of Jose Fernandez, who died in a boat crash early in the morning.
9/25/2016 | United Marlins mourn loss of Fernandez
As one, the Marlins players and coaches stood together on Sunday mourning the death of Jose Fernandez.
9/25/2016 | Loria statement on passing of Fernandez
Marlins owner Jeffrey H. Loria released the following statement on Sunday, following the tragic death of Jose Fernandez. "It is with the deepest sorrow that I, together with my family and the entire Marlins organization, mourn the tragic loss of Jose. Sadly, the brightest lights are often the ones that extinguish the fastest. Jose left us far too soon, but his memory will endure in all of us. At this difficult time, our prayers are with his mother, grandmother, family and friends."
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