Saltalamacchia steals purple pants

Updated: March 7, 2014, 3:06 PM ET
Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia liked the Miami fashion sense of pitcher Jose Fernandez so much that he stole the purple jeans and gold high-top sneakers the young pitcher wore to the ballpark.

The bulkier Saltalamacchia wore a duplicate Fernandez practice jersey with the jeans and sneakers for the team's morning stretch Friday.

One by one, Marlins players and others on the field burst into laughter.

"Now that I've put them on I actually like ...

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