Jose Fernandez Photos - Starting pitcherJose Fernandez #16 of the Miami Marlins pauses between pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers at Marlins Park on May 9, 2016 in Miami, Florida. - Milwaukee Brewers v Miami Marlins
José Delfin Fernández Gomez (July 31, 1992 – September 25, 2016) was a Cuban-born American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Miami Marlins from 2013 until his death in 2016. Miami reports that Fernandez’s blood ethanol level was between .14 percent and .16 percent, or twice the legal limit. Fernandez and Rivero also had cocaine in their system, according to the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s Office report.