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The Major League debut of Jose Fernandez went about as well as the Miami Marlins could have hoped until he left the game.   The phenom set a Marlins record by striking out eight batters in his debut.  Unfortunately with a pitch limit in place, Fernandez was lifted after five innings and it all went downhill from there.  At the end of the day, the New York Mets came away 4-3 winners on Sunday to send Miami to a last place tally of 1-5. The 20 year old right-hander was poised from the start and retired the first ten batters he faced with an electrifying fastball and nasty off-speed complimenting pitches.   The Mets were kept off balance and at times looked like they were facing a Cy Young winner instead of a guy who never pitched above A-ball.   Fernandez walked one, gave up three hits and allowed one run in his five innings.   Before the game, manager Mike Redmond had stated Fernandez was on an 85 pitch limit and he wound up throwing 80 in the game.   A.J. Ramos’ early season struggl...

Fantasy Baseball Free Agent of the Week: Miami Marlins Starting Pitcher Jose Fernandez

Since the Miami Marlins suck it is pretty unlikely that many folks have this guy on their fantasy baseball rosters. Guys (or gals) if have space on your roster where you can stash someone you want to put in a claim for this kid--Jose Fernandez-- ASAP. Your browser does not support iframes. Jose is only 20, but his minor league stats are pretty darn impressive. When the club...

Welcome to the Bigs, Kid: Jose Fernandez

Welcome back for another exciting year of fantasy baseball action.  The season is only a week old but we have already had one of the top prospects in the game, Jose Fernandez, make his unexpected debut & boy did he not disappoint! In the 2013 debut edition of Welcome to the bigs, kid we will be profiling and discussing him and his debut outing. Also as always we will be...

Pitcher Profile: Jose Fernandez Makes The Mets Whiff More Than On A Madoff Investment

Razzball Nation! The pitcher profiles are back for 2013.  Every Monday I will be breaking down a starting pitcher's performance pitch-by-pitch so you can see an in-depth review of their velocity and how much luck factored into their numbers. Jose Fernandez, the Miami Marlins 1st-round pick in 2011, had an unreal ascent through the Minors up until Spring Training a few months...

Scouting Jose Fernandez's MLB Debut

Matt Foster scouts Jose Fernandez's more

Jose Fernandez Strong In Debut

On Sunday afternoon, the Miami Marlins got exactly what they wanted out of top prospect Jose Fernandez. At only 20 years and 250 days old, Fernandez became the youngest pitcher ever to start a game in Marlins history. Along the way, he set a Marlins rookie debut record for strikeouts in his career opener, fanning eight New York Mets in five innings. Fernandez seemed poised from...

Marlins drop solid debut from Jose Fernandez

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marlon Byrd grounded a two-run single just inside third base in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the New York Mets a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Daniel Murphy homered and Anthony Recker had a run-scoring double for the Mets, who spoiled an impressive major league debut by prized Miami pitching prospect Jose Fernandez. Justin Ruggiano, Chris...

Have A Day, Jose Fernandez

As spring training gave way to the regular season, the Marlins turned some heads when they announced that Jose Fernandez had made the team. No, not just made the team, but that he wasn’t even an injury replacement for Henderson Alvarez or Nathan Eovaldi — he was here to stay. Yesterday, he made his debut, and he made quite an impact. The debut was arguably one of the best for...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 176: Jose Fernandez and Service Time/Jose Bautista and Umpire Payback by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk about why the Marlins have put service-time considerations aside in Jose Fernandez`s case, then discuss Jose Bautista`s comments about umpires.

Mets Game Chatter – 4/7/13

The Mets look to take the series from the Marlins today at 1:10 PM. If Aaron Laffey is not enough of a draw for you, consider the Marlins are throwing Jose Fernandez, who this time last year was in Low-A. To get started just enter your email address and desired username: Name E-mail Related Posts:Mets Game Chatter – 9/22/12Mets Game Chatter – 4/5/13Mets Game Chatter – 4...
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