Multiple sources report that star Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed last night in a boating accident in Miami. Reportedly, three people were killed around 3:00 am.
There isn’t much reported yet, but sources, including Ken Rosenthal, have reported this devastating news this morning around 9:00 am. The Marlins have reportedly cancelled tonight’s game in light of such a tragic event.
Fernandez was 24 years old, and was one of the best pitchers in baseball.
Via Ken Rosenthal’s Twitter Account:
“Sickening news: Source confirms that #Marlins’ Jose Fernandez was killed in boating accident. Statement coming from club shortly.”
Several beat writers in the Miami area have also confirmed.
Certainly, it is a dark day, and more information will likely surface soon about this horrific incident.