Jose Fernandez tragically died Sunday morning in a boating accident and the sports world is in shock. ESPN analyst Eduardo Perez has worked for the Miami Marlins this season and got to know Fernandez a bit. On Sunday he remembered the young man in a segment on ESPN and it was heart-breaking.
Perez is a fellow Cuban-American and Fernandez made a huge impact on that community during his time in Florida. So many people will feel this tragic loss and Perez’s raw emotion proves that.