The Miami Marlins have confirmed that star pitcher Jose Fernandez has died.
The U.S. Coast Guard says Fernandez, 24, was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach early Sunday.
The Marlins issued a brief statement confirming the death of one of baseball’s rising stars.
Statement from the Miami Marlins organization: pic.twitter.com/6A4Rv6m2g9
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) September 25, 2016
The Marlins’ game Sunday at home against the Atlanta Braves has been cancelled.