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Post Jose Fernandez.
Not Tigers related. But, Jose was one of the top young SP's in all of baseball, died this morning in a boating accident.


September 25th, 2016, 10:37 am
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Post Re: Jose Fernandez.
heartbreaking to say the least. marlins pushed his start back a day, probably would not have been on the boat if he was going to pitch but human error had to be a factor in that accident


September 25th, 2016, 11:46 am
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Post Re: Jose Fernandez.
They hit a jetty out near Miami bay. Such a shame. He was a phenomenal young pitcher and by all accounts, a great person off the field. He had an amazing talent and was one of those pursuing the American Dream after 3 failed attempts at defecting. In fact, he was jailed at 15 for trying to defect. He was also looking at one monster contract coming up too.

The game lost a great young player, as they did with Oscar Taveras.

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September 25th, 2016, 8:30 pm
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Post Re: Jose Fernandez.
That was just really emotional and interesting to watch. It was hard seeing his mother in complete denial about the reports of him driving and having cocaine/alcohol. I also hope she can make it through the ceremony at the ASG, because it clearly hurts her to even think about baseball anymore. Anyway, if anyone else wants to discuss I thought this might be interesting.


February 21st, 2019, 4:07 am
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