Jose Fernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Jose Fernandez statue may be in jeopardy

    Hardball Talk "Last November it was reported that the Marlins planned to build a memorial for Jose Fernandez, likely including a statue. The effort was said to be a pet project of the Marlins owner, Jeff Loria, who was close with Fernandez. Today the Miami Herald reports, however, that those plans are in..." August 16

  • 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

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