The Miami Marlins tribute to Jose Fernandez was a baseball heartbreaker
WATCH | On Monday night, the Miami Marlins played their first game since the death of star pitcher José Fernández.
Every player wore a #16 jersey in Fernández's honor and stood around the pitcher's mound together.
Fernández, 24, was killed in a boating crash along with two other people on Sunday morning.
Other MLB teams honored Fernández in other ways. The Chicago White Sox hung a Fernández jersey in the dugout.
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker led his team in a moment of silence before their Monday night game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Dee Gordon emotional homerun for Jose Fernandez
WATCH | Second baseman Dee Gordon was the first Marlins batter in Monday's game. He took the first pitch batting right-handed, in Fernández's honor. He hit a home run.
"I ain't never hit a ball that far, even in [batting practice]," Gordon said.
Fernández was originally set to pitch Monday. The Marlins beat the New York Mets 7-3.