Star pitcher Jose Fernandez is one of the three people killed in a boat crash in Miami early this morning.
The team confirmed his death earlier today saying they were, “devastated by the tragic loss…our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.”
Miami’s game against Atlanta has been cancelled.
During his MLB career he was 38-17 with an ERA of 2.58 and 589 strikeouts, placing him with some of the top pitchers currently in the game.
Statement from the Miami Marlins organization: pic.twitter.com/6A4Rv6m2g9
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) September 25, 2016