Jose Fernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Coast Guard won't install new lights where Fernandez crashed

    Houston Chronicle "The U.S. Coast Guard won't install lights on the Florida jetty where Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez crashed his boat, killing himself and two others. The Coast Guard announced in a news release Thursday that the color-coded, lighted buoys and lighted range markers in place were sufficient...." June 30

  • Ian Desmond compares Twins’ Jose Berrios to Jose Fernandez

    Larry Brown Sports "Jose Berrios has been dominant in his first two outings this season for the Minnesota Twins. He’s looked so good that he has one of his opponents comparing him to the late Jose Fernandez. Here’s what Colorado Rockies first baseman Ian Desmond said about Berrios after Thursday’s game. Desmond..." May 19

  • Some in Miami are protesting the Marlins' decision to build a Jose Fernandez statue

    CBS Sports "Historically, the Miami Marlins have been poor at public relations -- be it the team's repeated firesales, their questionable approach toward getting a new stadium, or a zillion other things. You would think, however, that announcing intent to build a statue honoring Jose Fernandez would be the..." April 20

  • Marlins constructing 10-foot sculpture of Jose Fernandez outside Marlins Park

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Details regarding how the Miami Marlins will honor and remember late ace Jose Fernandez are becoming clearer. Owner Jeffrey Loria, in an extensive Q&A with ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, revealed the organization has commissioned a 9- or 10-foot sculpture of Fernandez, to be placed somewhere outside..." April 13

  • 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