Jose Fernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marlins announce Jose Fernandez locker to remain intact

    Sportsnaut "According to Jessica Blaylock of Fox Sports Florida, the Marlins announced they will keep late Jose Fernandez’s locker intact, months after his passing. Blaylock also added the locker has remained untouched since he passed away in September of last year. The two-time All-Star and 2013..." February 14

  • Jose Fernandez's Passion, Love Are Lasting Inspirations to Those Left to Cope

    Bleacher Report "All around them, there was beauty. So much beauty. Bright, blended colors and shapes, brushstrokes, lines that bent and etched and curved, strumming their emotions and reaching deep inside their hearts. As they looked around the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Miami Marlins superstar Giancarlo..." February 13

  • Jose Fernandez's Girlfriend To Give Birth Any Day ... Estate Says Death Lawsuit's A Low Blow

    TMZ "Late Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez's girlfriend will give birth any day now ... and Jose's estate believes a lawsuit filed against the pitcher's estate Friday is intended to mess with his family. As TMZ reported -- Jose and two friends were killed in a boating accident in September --..." February 11

  • Parents of two men on Jose Fernandez’ boat sue pitcher’s estate

    Miami Herald "The parents of two men on the boat with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when it crashed, killing all on board, are suing his estate, according to the Sun Sentinel. Investigators haven’t said who was driving Fernandez’s boat in the early morning crash on Sept. 25, but when the “Kaught..." February 11

  • Marlins players to wear patch honoring the late Jose Fernandez

    Sportsnaut "Jose Fernandez was one of the brightest young stars in the game of baseball. A dominating pitcher and a charasmatic figure, Fernandez’s life was tragically cut short when he died in a boating accident in Miami back in September. It was a reminder that life itself is precious. That no matter how..." February 10

  • Late Marlins star Jose Fernandez's mother files for control of his estate

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The mother of the late Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has filed a petition to administer her late son's estate, starting the process of determining who will receive his assets. Maritza Gomez Fernandez filed the court action this week in Miami-Dade County probate court. Fernández, 24, died..." January 28

  • 'Still so hard' for grieving Marlins GM to get back to business

    USA Today "Members of the Miami Marlins’ front office stroll through the outdoor courtyard at the Omni resort, trying to conduct business just like every other baseball team at these general manager meetings. But no other team’s heart still aches. No one else’s bodies remain numb. The Marlins trauma..." November 11

  • Bar Won't Be Punished For Serving Jose Fernandez Before Boat Crash

    TMZ "The bar where Jose Fernandez and his 2 friends were last seen partying and drinking before the fatal boat crash will NOT be investigated for possibly over serving the group ... officials tell TMZ Sports. In many states, bars can be held criminally liable if they over serve a patron who is..." November 05

  • Late Fernandez headlines Comeback Player of the Year finalists

    MLB Players "The common thread among the finalists for the Players Choice Award as Comeback Player in each league was perseverance. The six finalists, three in each league, pushed themselves to overcome obstacles and return to top performance levels on the field in 2016. Some reached new heights. In the..." November 04

  • Grief doesn't change, even after Jose Fernandez's autopsy report

    USA Today "This is what we feared, the autopsy report from that fateful September evening. It was a senseless tragedy regardless, and now we are confronted with an uncomfortable truth - the crushing news Saturday that beloved Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had cocaine in his system, a blood alcohol..." October 30

  • Toxicology report: Fernandez was drunk, on cocaine when he died

    Miami Herald "Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez was legally drunk and had cocaine in his system when he died in a boat crash off South Beach last month, according to a toxicology report released Saturday. While his two companions had alcohol in their systems, neither was legally drunk, the reports show...." October 29

  • Jose Fernandez, companions had strong odor of alcohol after fatal crash

    Miami Herald "Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends who perished in a violent boat crash off of South Beach last month all had a strong odor of alcohol on them when their bodies were recovered by divers, according to a search warrant affidavit obtained by the Miami Herald. The..." October 27

  • Gordon: Jose Fernandez said Cubs, Indians had best lineups

    SI "Around an hour after the Cubs clinched their first pennant since 1945, sending them into the World Series to face the Indians, Marlins shortstop Dee Gordon shared a moving anecdote about his late teammate, Jose Fernandez. Gordon—who homered in his first at bat following Fernandez’s tragic death..." October 23

  • Virginia Tech fans hang horrific Jose Fernandez sign before Miami game

    SI "Virginia Tech fans hung a banner in front of an off-campus house in Blacksburg that made light of the recent death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. "Bury the U next to Jose Fernandez RIP," the sign read. Virginia Tech played Miami on Thursday night, beating the Hurricanes, 37–16...." October 22

  • Marlins cover cost for Fernandez's funeral

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Among the themes of the Marlins’ final week of the season, as they worked through their grief following Jose Fernandez’s sudden death, was a plea to remember the family — both now, when the emotions are raw and when the story is in the headlines, and moving forward, when those fade. The..." October 11

  • Jose Fernandez's ashes scattered at sea

    Fox Sports "The ashes of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez were scattered at sea in Florida on Sunday, a week after he and two others died in a boating accident. Radio Marti reported that a group of Fernandez' friends deposited his remains from a boat that had the U.S. and Cuban flags..." October 04

  • Why Jose Fernandez deserves to posthumously win the National League Cy Young Award

    Fox Sports "Before Jose Fernandez’s tragic and untimely death, he was in the midst of the best season of his young and promising career. It was a season worthy of Cy Young Award consideration, to say the least. This is not a sympathy vote or an appeal to honoring Fernandez’s impressive legacy — Fernandez..." October 03

  • D-Backs leave Marlins heartfelt message

    Arizona Republic "It's been a very difficult week for the Miami Marlins. The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to make it just a little bit easier. After their series with the Nationals in Washington ended Thursday, someone from the Diamondbacks left a message for the Marlins on the visiting team's whiteboard at..." October 01

  • Boras setting up trust fund for Fernandez's unborn daughter

    ESPN "When Scott Boras' cellphone buzzed at 4:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday, 31 years of professional experience and a sports agent's intuition told him the news was probably grim. His instincts were validated when the phone flashed the name of Alex Morin, a Boras Corporation associate who was calling..." September 30

  • Scott Boras breaks down delivering eulogy for Jose Fernandez

    Fox Sports "The funeral for Jose Fernandez took place on Thursday in Miami. Scott Boras, Fernandez's agent, spoke at the private gathering of his client and the person who saw him as a confidante. The eulogy is touching and riveting. A must-watch." September 30

  • Someone stole Jose Fernandez’s high school jersey after a vigil

    Hardball Talk "People are the absolute worst sometimes. The latest example: someone stole one of Jose Fernandez’s high school jerseys, which had been displayed in his old high school’s dugout for a vigil last night. That report comes from Anastasia Dawson of the Tampa Bay Times who covered the vigil at Alonso..." September 29

  • Family, friends attend Jose Fernandez's private funeral Mass

    ESPN "A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez attended a private funeral Mass on Thursday. Fernandez and two friends were killed in a boat crash off South Beach early Sunday. "I think the most important thing is that he brought this..." September 29

  • Miami, Marlins gather to say goodbye to Jose Fernandez at Marlins Park

    USA Today "After three days of mourning the death of Jose Fernandez inside Marlins Park, it was time for the rest of the community he called home to have its moment to grieve. A funeral procession carrying Fernandez’s body left Marlins Park shortly after its scheduled 2:16 p.m. departure on Wednesday, one..." September 28

  • Marlins coach shares 6-year-old son's story about his 'buddy' Jose Fernandez

    Fox Sports "In the wake of the tragic death of 24-year-old Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez in a boating accident early Sunday morning, players have rallied together, paid tribute and told stories about their late teammate and friend. Fans and other admirers have shared memories, too. One such..." September 28

  • Cardinals' Aledmys Diaz hits emotional grand slam, honors Jose Fernandez

    USA Today "St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz, grieving with his best friend’s family Monday in Miami, didn’t feel like getting back on that plane to St. Louis. He was saying goodbye to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed Sunday in a boating accident. It was like his own brother..." September 28

  • Fans invited to gather Wednesday to pay tribute to Jose Fernandez

    ESPN "Fans will get two opportunities Wednesday to pay their respects to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died this past weekend in a boating accident. Fans have been invited to gather Wednesday at the West Plaza at Marlins Park for Fernandez's final departure from the ballpark at 2:16 p.m...." September 27

  • A bag with signed Fernandez baseballs washed ashore a day after boat accident

    CBS Sports "In the wake of the tragic death of Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends, a beachgoer in Miami stumbled upon a personal bag -- apparently of Fernandez's -- that washed ashore and contained four autographed baseballs and his checkbook. There also appears to be an iPhone..." September 27

  • Multiple Miami Marlins passed on joining Jose Fernandez on that boat

    Hardball Talk "A brutal couple of updates on the night of Jose Fernandez’s death from Jeff Passan of Yahoo and from Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald. Passan reports on the leadup to the fateful boat trip. About how a friend of one of the other men killed on the boat had pleaded with him not to go out in..." September 27

  • Details emerge on Jose Fernandez's last night

    USA Today "Jose Fernandez was upset following an argument with his girlfriend and summoned two friends for the late-night boating expedition that ended in the death of the 24-year-old Miami Marlins pitcher and his companions, according to reports that detailed the final evening of his life. Eddy Rivero..." September 27

  • Dee Gordon: Hitting HR for Jose Fernandez ‘best moment of my life’

    Sportsnaut "Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon paid tribute to fallen teammate Jose Fernandez with a lead-off home run on Monday night. One of Fernandez’s good friends, he broke down in tears afterward. On Sunday, after news broke that Fernandez had died in the tragic boat crash, Gordon remembered his..." September 27

  • Dee Gordon Overcome With Emotion After Leading Off Marlins Game With A Dinger

    SI "Moments after the Marlins and Mets remembered Jose Fernandez before their game on Monday night in an emotional tribute, infielder Dee Gordon led off the bottom of the first with a solo homer to right, his first of the season. Gordon, wearing Fernandez’s No. 16 jersey on his back, just as his..." September 27

  • Jose Fernandez's No. 16 to Be Retired by Marlins

    Bleacher Report "Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died Sunday in a boating accident, will be forever remembered as part of the franchise. " September 26

  • José Fernández owned boat in fatal crash, water cops say

    Miami Herald "Investigators looking into the crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and two friends changed course Monday and said the vessel in which they were riding belonged to the superstar pitcher. Authorities said Sunday during a news conference that the boat involved in the fatal..." September 26

  • All Marlins to wear No. 16 in Fernandez tribute

    SI "Every member of the Marlins will wear No. 16 on Monday as a tribute to Jose Fernandez, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. The game will be Miami’s first since Fernandez was killed in a boat crash early Sunday morning. Sunday’s game against the Braves was canceled. The..." September 26

  • How Baseball World Is Mourning The Death Of José Fernández On Social Media "Sunday morning was already shaping up to be a sad day given it would be the last time Vin Scully would call a home game for the Dodgers, but it quickly took on greater sadness and significance when it was learned that Miami Marlins ace pitcher José Fernández had died in a boating accident at the..." September 26

  • Baseball needed Jose Fernandez more than Jose Fernandez needed baseball

    CBS Sports "The baseball world suffered a devastating and tragic loss Sunday morning. Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and two others were killing a boating accident, the team and police have confirmed. The Marlins have canceled Sunday's game against the Braves. Fernandez was only 24 and he'd recently announced..." September 26

  • Don Mattingly sheds tears remembering life and legacy of Jose Fernandez

    Sportsnaut "The sudden and tragic death of Jose Fernandez has obviously hit the Miami Marlins hard. Understandably, manager Don Mattingly had a hard time working through his emotions when talking about the late pitcher." September 25

  • Speed a factor in boat wreck that killed Marlins’ Jose Fernandez

    Palm Beach Post "Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was not driving the 32-foot boat when it crashed into a jetty off Miami Beach, Lorenzo Veloz, a spokesman with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said at a news conference this morning. Officials said alcohol and drugs do not appear to have..." September 25

  • Fernandez recently shared photo of pregnant girlfriend

    Hollywood Life "The news of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez’s untimely death gets even sadder. It’s now been revealed that the 24-year-old’s girlfriend, Carla Mendoza, is pregnant. Jose was about to become a father. Jose Fernandez, 24, shared a beautiful photo of his girlfriend, Carla Mendoza, just five..." September 25

  • Braves, Marlins cancelled due to tragic death of Jose Fernandez

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández was killed in boating accident and the game scheduled against the Atlanta Braves Sunday is canceled, officials said." September 25

  • Marlins ace Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident Sunday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident early Sunday morning, a source confirmed to the Sun Sentinel. The team, in a statement confirming Fernandez's death, canceled its home game Sunday against the Atlanta Braves." September 25

  • Should The Marlins Shop Jose Fernandez This Offseason?

    MLB Trade Rumors "This time of year is as quiet as it gets in terms of actual baseball transactions, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things happening beneath the surface. While postseason play remains the focus for contenders, all teams need to have at least one eye on an offseason that isn’t far away. Internal..." September 20

  • Benches clear after Braves throw at Fernandez in apparent retaliation

    CBS Sports "The Braves and Jose Fernandez are at it again. Three years ago, Fernandez and Braves famously got into a little kerfuffle after Fernandez hit a home run and admired it a little too long. Several Braves players, including Chris Johnson and Brian McCann, took exception. hat was a long time ago..." September 15

  • Marlins could shut Jose Fernandez down if they fall out of contention

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Marlins’ playoff hopes are dwindling, which could make right-hander Jose Fernandez a shutdown candidate. Marlins manager Don Mattingly said on Wednesday that the team could very well consider shutting their 24-year-old ace down should they fall out of playoff..." September 08