JDFC Episode 6 Part 1: Celebrating Edgar Martinez

Joseph and Tyler pay their respects to Andy Marte and Yordano Ventura, two young MLB players who died tragically last Sunday in separate car accidents in the Dominican Republic. Then Joseph and Tyler discuss why the tremendous career of Edgar Martinez deserves an eventual Hall of Fame induction and why he is such a beloved figure in Mariners history.

 

Here is the link to the video of Christian Colon and Danny Duffy at Kaufmann Stadium hugging Royals fans on Sunday:

http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article128093009.html

Here are just a few (of many) links to some excellent writing about Yordano Ventura:

From Sam Mellinger of The Kansas City Star

From Michael Baumann of The Ringer

From Jeff Passan of Yahoo

From Vahe Gregorian of The Kansas City Star

And here is the link from the Mariners PR department to accompany the announcement on Tuesday that Edgar Martinez would have his Number 11 retired:

https://marinersblog.mlblogs.com/mariners-to-retire-edgar-martinezs-number-11-4522ab24efc9#.i70kactlm

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