Bio: Jose Fernandez (born Jose Fernandez on July 31, 1992 in Santa Clara, Cuba) was a Cuban-American Major League Baseball player. In 2007, Jose defected from Cuba to the United States with his mother and sister; he came a US citizen in 2015. They traveled to Cuba in a boat, and in turbulent waters, his mother fell overboard. He jumped into the water and saved her life. Jose was drafted by the Miami Marlins in 2013, and became Rookie of the Year. He was an incredible pitcher, who became the first to strike out eight players in his first game, since 1916! Jose was a two-time MLB All Star player, as well.
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Jose is best known as a pitcher for the Miami Marlins.
Jose died in a boating accident on September 25, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. Jose was in a relationship with Carla Mendoza. Jose and Carla were expecting a child together at the time of his death.
After a lengthy investigation into the deadly accident that killed Jose Fernandez and two of his friends, the authorities have come to a startling conclusion: it was Jose who was behind the wheel of the boat during the fatal wreck!
Maria Arias is still grieving the loss of BF Jose Fernandez, but last week she had reason to smile when their baby Penelope was born! And opening up for the 1st time about the daughter Jose will never get to know, Maria said that while she’ll never recover from her loss, Penelope has brought her immense joy already.
Whoa. Jose Fernandez, the Miami Marlins pitching star that tragically died in a fatal boat crash in Sept. 2016, was once married! The MLB player’s death certificate lists him as ‘divorced,’ which raises the question — who’s his ex-wife?
Number 16 is officially off the market! Despite cocaine being found in Jose Fernandez’s body the night of his fatal boat crash, Miami Marlins will continue to retire the baseball icon’s jersey digit out of respect. Read all the details, right here.
This story just keeps getting sadder. Jose Fernandez was tragically killed in a boating accident on Sept. 25, and now the situation has become a homicide investigation. New reports claim the driver in the crash was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. We have all of the devastating details, right here.
This is so heartbreaking. A touching throwback clip of Jose Fernandez has surfaced, showing the Miami Marlins pitcher rubbing his pregnant girlfriend’s baby belly shortly before his tragic death. Not only does Jose look happier than ever, he even says ‘I’m in love.’ See it here.
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