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Friend: I Begged Them Not to Go on Fernandez's Boat

Friend of one victim says pitcher was upset after fight with girlfriend

(Newser) - Although Jose Fernandez was often seen heading out with friends to enjoy a day on the water, the night of his death doesn't sound particularly carefree, per USA Today . Shortly before he headed out on a boat early Sunday with friends Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Macias, who also died... More »

Jose Fernandez Was About to Become a Dad

Miami is in mourning for star pitcher

(Newser) - Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is gone far too soon, and his death is made even more tragic by the fact that the 24-year-old was looking forward to becoming a father. In an Instagram post the week before his death in a boating accident Sunday, Fernandez shared a picture of... More »

Impact of Crash Killed Marlins Pitcher, Not Drowning: Official

Tributes to Jose Fernandez keep pouring in

(Newser) - As mourning continues for the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, investigators are starting to unravel the circumstances behind his passing early Sunday morning. Lorenzo Veloz, a spokesman with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, tells USA Today Sports that the 32-foot boat Fernandez was on appeared... More »

Marlins' Star Pitcher Killed in Boat Crash

Jose Fernandez was wrapping up a stellar season; team reeling

(Newser) - Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez was among three people killed early Sunday, reports the Miami Herald , just hours before what was likely to have been his final start of a stellar season. Officials responding to reports of the crash of the 30-foot vessel off Miami Beach "found a... More »

Ichiro Suzuki Becomes 30th to Pass 3K Hits

Only Paul Molitor also did it on a triple

(Newser) - Ichiro Suzuki defined his career with speed and sharp hits. It was only fitting he flashed both in his historic moment. Suzuki lined a triple off the wall for his 3,000th career hit in the major leagues, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone as the Miami Marlins... More »

Castro 'Love' Gets Guillen Suspended for 5 Games

Marlins manager's apology over Fidel comment wasn't enough

(Newser) - An apology apparently didn't cut it. Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is out for five games after telling Time last week that he "loves" Fidel Castro, praising the fact that after six decades of weathering enemies, "that motherf----r is still here," reports ESPN . Both the Marlins... More »

Marlins Manager's 'Love' for Castro Prompts Boycott

Ozzie Guillen must quit: Cuban-American group

(Newser) - A Cuban-American group is fuming after the Miami Marlins' manager spoke ever so highly about Cuba's former president. "I love Fidel Castro," Ozzie Guillen told Time . "I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last... More »

Angels Land Albert Pujols for $250M

Deal is for 10 years, $250 million

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Angels made two huge splashes today, snatching up two of the biggest free agents on the market: Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. Pujols has agreed to a 10-year deal worth between $250 and $260 million, a source tells Yahoo! Sports . Depending on the exact number, it may... More »

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