Marlins Pitcher, Jose Fernandez, Dies In Boating Accident

Marlins’ star pitcher Jose Fernandez, 24, was one of three people who died in a boating accident in Miami Beach early Sunday morning.

“The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of Jose Fernandez,” the team said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this very difficult time.”

Today’s game at Marlins Stadium was canceled following the news, the team statement announced. Fernandez was originally scheduled to pitch, but had his start pushed back to Monday.

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