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MLB statement on loss of Jose Fernandez

Major League Baseball

Due to the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, today's game between the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park has been cancelled. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement:

"All of Baseball is shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. He was one of our game's great young stars who made a dramatic impact on and off the field since his debut in 2013. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, the Miami Marlins organization and all of the people he touched in his life."

Due to the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, today's game between the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park has been cancelled. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement:

"All of Baseball is shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. He was one of our game's great young stars who made a dramatic impact on and off the field since his debut in 2013. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, the Miami Marlins organization and all of the people he touched in his life."

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