Jose Fernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Fernandez was piloting boat during fatal crash, investigators say

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marlins pitching ace Jose Fernandez was at the controls of his speeding boat when it crashed into a rock jetty of the coast of Miami Beach last September, killing the 24-year-old All-Star and his two passengers, investigators have concluded. The vessel was traveling at more than 65 miles an..." March 16

  • Jose Fernandez's Mom and Girlfriend Will Split Control of Estate, Judge Says

    TMZ "Jose Fernandez's mom and girlfriend will split control of the late MLB star's estate, a Miami judge ruled on Wednesday. The 24-year-old pitcher -- who passed away in a boating accident back in September -- left behind no will. Fernandez's attorneys have valued his estate around $2-3..." March 15

  • Jose Fernandez's family wants daughter Penelope to get estate

    ESPN "According to a family attorney for late Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a September boating accident, the family will seek to name his newborn daughter, Penelope, as the sole beneficiary to his estate. Ralph Fernandez, who represents Fernandez's mother, Martiza, confirmed to..." February 27

  • It’s a girl! Jose Fernandez’s baby born Friday

    Miami Herald "It’s a girl! Maria Arias, who was Jose Fernandez’s girlfriend, delivered their child Friday night, according to sources. The baby’s name: Penelope. Fernandez picked out the name in August after finding out the baby’s sex. The Miami Marlins pitcher and two companions died one month..." February 25

  • Jose Fernandez Married His H.S. Sweetheart in 2012

    TMZ "We now know why Jose Fernandez's marital status was listed as divorced in his death certificate -- he wasn't even old enough to drink when he got married back in 2012. TMZ Sports did some digging and according to the marriage license we've obtained ... Jose and Alejandra Baleato Marichal got..." February 24

  • Jose Fernandez Death Certificate Reveals He Was Divorced

    TMZ "Jose Fernandez was divorced at one point in his life, but it's unclear to whom he was married ... according to his death certificate. TMZ Sports obtained the document and his marital status is crystal clear -- DIVORCED. It's interesting ... we know Jose had a pregnant girlfriend when he died..." February 24

  • 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