Sickening news: Source confirms that #Marlins' Jose Fernandez was killed in boating accident. Statement coming from club shortly.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) September 25, 2016
The news that's been discussed all morning is true. Marlins star Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident this morning. @WPLGLocal10.— Will Manso (@WillManso) September 25, 2016
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has died after a boating accident, the franchise confirmed early Sunday.
Fernandez was 24.
Fernandez held a 16-8 record with a 2.86 ERA this season in 29 starts.
The Marlins have canceled today's game against the Atlanta Braves.
The franchise's official statement: "The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of Jose Fernandez."
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Marlins organization.
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