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Watch Jose Fernandez's emotional reunion with his grandmother

Imagine not seeing one of your most beloved family members for six years. Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez didn't have to imagine that, since he had not seen his grandmother, whom he describes as a "baseball freak" who taught him a lot about the game, since he defected from Cuba six years ago.

On Sunday, Fernandez sat down for a video interview for MLB Network's "Hot Stove" in the Marlins' clubhouse. The pitcher, who went 12-6 with a 2.19 earned-run average last season, was expected to be named the NL rookie of the year the next day, so the team and MLB wanted to have some of his thoughts on tape. At least, that's what they told Fernandez.

In actuality, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria had been working behind the scenes to bring Fernandez's grandmother, Olga, from Cuba. The video interview, shot by MLB Productions, was a ruse to surprise Fernandez by reuniting him with Olga, who arrived from Cuba that morning.

Warning: It is very hard to watch the above video without tears coming to your eyes, but it is one of the better moments you will ever see and make you an immediate Jose Fernandez fan.

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