Consider this friendly exchange between Jose Fernandez and Evan Longoria a change of pace from Jonathan Papelbon’s Fightin’ Around The League tour. The Rays third baseman absolutely socked an offering from the Marlins pitcher in the first inning of Thursday’s game, and in the next inning, Fernandez joked about it.
From the dugout, Fernandez called out to Longoria and told him that he doesn’t have to hit home runs that far. Dee Gordon found it funny:
And no one was even choked.
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