UPI Pictures of the Year 2016 -- SPORTS

UPI Pictures of the Year 2016 -- SPORTS

Marlin's Christian Yelich gets ready to bat against Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer in the first inning of game between the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins at Nationals Stadium in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2016. Yelich has black 'JDF' and No. 16 under his eyes in honor of Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident a week ago. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI