Cubs News: Soler tweets about the passing of Jose Fernandez

Cubs News: Soler tweets about the passing of Jose Fernandez


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Marlins standout pitcher Jose Fernandez has passed away in a boating accident. Authorities found a 30-foot boat overturned that had crashed into rocks off Miami Beach around 3 am EST, and three people were found dead according to multiple reports.

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler tweeted his sadness over news of Fernandez's passing on Sunday morning.

"The world has lost an amazing baseball player and an even better person," Soler tweeted. "My heart goes out to Jose's family and the families of the other victims May they rest in peace." #RIP Jose Fernandez

Fernandez was only 24-years old and prayers out to his family and everyone in the Marlins organization.

Today's game against the Atlanta Braves has been canceled.

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