According to a report, Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and his friends smelled of alcohol after a boat crash that killed all three.
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The Rockies have reportedly been granted permission by the Marlins to speak with Tim Wallach, Miami's bench coach, about their managerial vacancy.
Maritza Gomez Fernandez, Jose Fernandez's mother, wrote an op-ed to the Miami Herald thanking Marlins fans for the outpouring of love for her late son.
In ESPN The Magazine's annual ranking of 122 pro sports teams, the Miami Marlins jumped 15 spots after a season that included on-field improvement and unspeakable tragedy.
U.S. Coast Guard officials say they'll examine lighting on the Miami Beach jetty involved in a boat crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men last month.
The Marlins might look to trade shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria, who is coming off a down offensive season.
Salary arbitration projections: Marlins
All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:
- David Phelps - $5.2 million
- Adeiny Hechavarria - $3.7 million
- A.J. Ramos - $6.8 million
- Tom Koehler - $6.2 million
- Marcell Ozuna - $4.5 million
- Derek Dietrich - $1.8 million MLBTradeRumors.com
Giancarlo Stanton, joined by A.J. Ramos and former Marlin Ricky Nolasco, posted a photo to Instagram of the three of them and artist "TiTo na Rua" near Jose Fernandez-themed graffiti in Brazil.
Anderson shows power in AFL action
Marlins prospect Tyler Anderson went 2-for-3 with a solo home run serving as designated hitter for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League on Friday. Box score
Steelers WR Antonio Brown will continue his tributes with a pair of cleats customized to honor Jose Fernandez and Kimbo Slice.
Miami might rename street after Fernandez
Miami commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to name a stretch of 17th Avenue near Marlins Park after late pitcher Jose Fernandez. The road belongs to the county, so Miami-Dade commissioners would also need to approve. Miami Herald
The Miami-area NHL team paid tribute to the late Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez in its home opener.
The Marlins have reportedly talked to former manager Fredi Gonzalez about their third-base coach opening.
The Heat paid tribute to late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez by wearing his initials and No. 16 on the back of their warm-up shirts and then by offering a moment of silence before Tuesday's tipoff.
The Heat will pay tribute to Jose Fernandez with special warm-up shirts prior to Tuesday's game against the Nets at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami's Marcell Ozuna, Adeiny Hechavarria and Derek Dietrich are all arbitration-eligible and could be used in a deal for pitching help.
A day after being officially let go as Marlins hitting coach, Barry Bonds posted to his personal blog a message of thanks and farewell to club officials.
Marlins assess future without Fernandez
The Marlins recognize the rare talent of the late Jose Fernandez and plan to find ways to contend in his painful absence. “There's no replacing Jose,” said Marlins president David Samson. “It's a matter of figuring out how to get more wins out of the team.” Miami Herald
The Marlins reportedly don't intend to pick up Fernando Rodney's $4.5 million option for next season, which would allow him to become a free agent.
Hank Aaron Award finalists: NL East
The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Fans can vote for their selections on MLB.com or on Twitter. Here are the nominees for each NL East team:
- Atlanta Braves: Freddie Freeman
- Miami Marlins: Christian Yelich
- New York Mets: Yoenis Cespedes
- Philadelphia Phillies: Odubel Herrera
- Washington Nationals: Daniel Murphy
The Marlins are in need of quality starting pitching and won't rule out trading core players in exchange for some help in their rotation.
The Marlins exercised their 2017 option on outfielder Ichiro Suzuki and re-signed 3B Martin Prado to a three-year deal through 2019.
Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer
Commissioner Rob Manfred on the possibility of naming an award after Jose Fernandez: "The shock of this situation has occupied us through the last week,'' Manfred said. "I understand there are some strong feelings on this topic. It's really not the right time of the year to be thinking about additional awards because of the playoffs but it's an issue we will talk about during the offseason. "Obviously, we recognize the significance Jose had with the Marlins franchise. And the fact that he was symbolic of the next generation of players in major league baseball and not just the Marlins is really significant.''
The Marlins, Cardinals, Astros and Red Sox all reportedly have interest in the 22-year-old free-agent infielder from Cuba.