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MLB Star Jose Fernandez Killed In Boating Incident

Two others were killed in the crash, which happened off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida. The Marlins' game Sunday was canceled.

By Carter Woodiel | September 25, 2016

One of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball has died in a boating incident.

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was killed off of Miami Beach. Police found the boat capsized. Two others were also killed. Fernandez was 24 years old.

Despite missing time with injuries over the past few seasons, Fernandez stayed healthy this year and had the second-most strikeouts in baseball so far this season.

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The Marlins released a statement saying they are "devastated" by the loss. Their game Sunday was canceled.

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