Miami Marlins Teammates, Officials Break Down During Emotional Press Conference Surrounding The Death Of Star Pitcher José Fernández
We're still reeling from the death of such a young, promising talent who had such fun on the baseball field.
ICYMI this morning, Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández died overnight in a boating accident in Miami, and the team canceled their game today after reeling from the unimaginable tragedy.
A few hours ago, the Marlins held a press conference about Fernández, and as you can see by watching the club's President of Baseball Operations, Mike Hill, speak (above), José clearly meant a LOT to that team.
Players, coaches, manager Don Mattingly, and the club's front office executives all gathered in the stadium to meet the media and discuss the tragedy that took place overnight.
It wasn't just Hill breaking down with emotion, though — team President David Samson spoke, too, reading off a statement from him and owner Jeffrey Loria: