The Miami Marlins somehow managed to play through the pain and tears on Monday night just a day after the death of José Fernández.
Beating the New York Mets only made the team more emotional after the game during a tribute to the deceased pitcher, who was killed in a boat crash this weekend.
Related: José Seen At Miami Hot Spot 90 Minutes Before Crash
The team and fans honored the 24-year-old, with every player wearing Fernández's No. 16 jersey, as a video of the athlete played throughout the stadium to a trumpet version of Take Me Out to the Ball Game.
After the Marlins' win, the team placed their hats on the pitcher's mound in honor as the crowd chanted Fernandez's name:
During the emotional game, second baseman Dee Gordon hit a homerun for Fernandez — after which he told FOX Sports it was the best moment of his life:
It's clear these athletes and fans are rocked by losing such a promising young player. Check out more pictures from the emotional game (below).
Incredible. #JDF16A video posted by Miami Marlins (@marlins) on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:56pm PDT
Chills. #JDF16A photo posted by Miami Marlins (@marlins) on Sep 26, 2016 at 8:20pm PDT
[Image via Twitter.]
Tags: baseball, emotional, florida, instagram, jose fernandez, miami marlins, mlb, new york mets, sad sad, twitter, zportz