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Let’s watch Aledmys Díaz’s grand slam again (and again) - A Hunt and Peck

Aledmys returned to the club on Monday from the memorial service for his old friend.

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The tragic death of Marlins star pitcher José Fernández rocked the baseball world to its core, particularly Aledmys Díaz, who shared a long history with José dating back to their Little League days in Cuba. The two families are very close and Aledmys flew down to Florida to be with the family of José Fernández during this difficult time. He vowed to play this game "100 percent and rejoice every time I’m on the field because you never know when it’s going to be the last time."

In his first game back following the tragic death of his childhood friend, baseball and fate and Aledmys all combined to give us a chilling moment that will not be forgotten by those privileged enough to witness it.

For those that were not - here it is again. For those that were - here it is again.

It is not often sports are able to elicit such sincere, profound emotions, but when they do...

Ortiz: Diaz vows to 'rejoice every time we play' | Jesus Ortiz |

Aledmys Diaz honors Jose Fernandez with slam |

Aledmys Diaz gives the home crowd its most poignant moment of 2016 | St Louis Cardinals | ESPN

Diaz makes it a night to remember as he plays to honor Fernandez | St. Louis Cardinals |

Hochman: Fans bring Diaz the ball after he 'hit it for Jose' | Benjamin Hochman |

Diaz dedicated to play for Jose Fernandez, his family | Cardinal Beat |

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