Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez was one of three people who died in a boating accident in Miami Beach early Sunday morning. “The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of Jose Fernandez,” the team said in a statement. Sunday’s Marlins-Braves game at Marlins Stadium was canceled following the news, the team statement announced.
The boat crash in which Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez died triggered a frantic rescue effort. As we reported, Fernandez and 2 others were killed when the 32-foot vessel in which they were riding crashed into a jetty in Miami Beach. Investigators now say the boat was roaring along the water at full speed. You see the helicopters searching for bodies with the aid of spotlights. None of the victims were wearing life jackets.
New York Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard threw a bullpen session on Sunday after he missed his scheduled start on Saturday with strep throat. Manager Terry Collins said Syndergaard, who is 13-9 with a 2.63 ERA, will pitch Tuesday against the Miami Marlins. "It went great," Collins said, according to the Associated Press. "We're going to go with him on Tuesday. He did tell me that even during his workout, he felt just a little fatigued, so I thought one more day trying to get him some nourishment in him would help." Collins also said LHP Steven Matz's MRI on his shoulder came back clean, but did not say whether Matz would return this season. "Right now, it might be, if he's able to pitch, we put him