Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning.
A two-time MLB All-Star, Fernandez was 24 years old.
Upon hearing of the tragedy, players around the league expressed their condolences and remembered Fernandez fondly.
Jose Fernandez played the game with an incomprehensible passion that I think all of us who played wish we had. Loss of a great person. - RichAurilia35 (@RichAurilia35) September 25, 2016
Our deepest condolences to the family of José Fernández and the entire Miami Marlins organization. - Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) September 25, 2016
Thoughts and prayers go out to Jose Fernandez, and his family. So shocking and saddening. Hurting with my friends from the Marlins today. - Mark Canha (@outtadapakmark) September 25, 2016