NEW YORK (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are going to wear a patch on their uniforms for the rest of the season honoring the 19 firefighters who died in the wildfire about 80 miles from Phoenix.
The firefighters died Sunday night in Yarnell.
During the four-game series against the New York Mets that began Monday night, the Diamondbacks will wear black bands on the right arm of their jerseys to pay tribute to the fallen firefighters who were from a crew in Prescott, Ariz.
Both teams will hang a jersey in their dugouts bearing the name “Yarnell” and the No. 19. Those jerseys were shown on the scoreboard at Citi Field during a moment of silence before the national anthem. There was a moment of silence at ballparks across the majors.