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SAN DIEGO -- Mother's Day in Major League Baseball is a reminder of a worthy cause.

On Sunday, the league will celebrate the day by raising awareness for breast cancer.

Each of MLB's 30 teams will have an honorary bat girl. On Wednesday, Major League Baseball announced the winners of the 2013 Honorary Bat Girl Contest.

Selected to represent the Marlins is Ana Sanchez.

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, Sanchez has undergone a partial mastectomy, chemotherapy and 33 rounds of radiation.

In October of 2010, TEAM ANA-LICIOUS was started in her honor. She continues to be active for the cause.

The Marlins will be playing the Dodgers in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter Less

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