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Marlins unveil new celebration: a dunk by 5-11 Gordon

The Miami Marlins celebrated their first victory of the season with a grand slam. Dee Gordon threw down a dunk on the game's hero, Christian Yelich, and video of the encounter went viral. The celebration required some careful choreography and caught manager Mike Redmond by surprise. "That's the first dunk I've seen on a baseball field," Redmond said Saturday. "I thought it was actually really funny." Yelich delivered a walk-off single in the Marlins' 10-9 victory Friday over Tampa Bay. Moments later, while he was been interviewed on TV, pitcher Mat Latos came up from behind and held a small basketball hoop over Yelich's head. Gordon used the...

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