FLASH: Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez dead (UPDATED)


1st UPDATE: 11:05 a.m. EDT: The Washington Post has additional details on the accident.

ORIGINAL POST: The New York Times has the details.

The Miami Marlins said on Sunday that Jose Fernandez, one of Major League Baseball’s best pitchers, was killed in a boating accident.

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

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