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The returns of Matt Cain, Jake Peavy could land San Francisco Giants in postseason

Given the hoopla surrounding the return of Jose Fernandez, Matt Cain‘s 2015 debut for the San Francisco Giants was easy to overlook.  Except maybe for the part where he gave up a home run to Fernandez and took the loss in a 5-4 Miami Marlins win on Thursday. The truth is, while Fernandez being back in the big leagues might be great for Marlins fans and baseball in general, Cain’s...
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Of course Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez hit a HR in his return from Tommy John surgery

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez launches a solo home run to center field in his 2015 debut, cutting the lead to one in the bottom of the 5th.His grandma told him to do that.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Miami Marlins: The return of Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins took the field against the San Francisco Giants at Marlins Park on Thursday, with Jose Fernandez as their starting pitcher for the first time since May 4, 2014. The Cuban right-hander was forced to miss just over a full year after needing the universally dreaded Tommy John surgery to repair his throwing elbow. Although this surgery requires a grueling recovery...
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Miami Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez Looks Awesome, Hits Home Run in Return From Tommy John Surgery

Returning from an injury is always tough. It doesn't matter if it was only a week off or 14 months like Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez (for Tommy John surgery). Fernandez made his return to the mound Thursday afternoon after being gone for over a year, and he certainly made it a memorable one.His first pitch (seen below) looked pretty sweet).via Cut4Read more »
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Jose Fernandez homered in his 2015 debut

Jose Fernandez made his 2015 debut on Thursday following Tommy John surgery last May. But the biggest highlight of the day for Fernandez and the Marlins didn’t come on the mound – it came in the batter’s box. This. Just. Happened. – The Outside Corner | Facebook That’s a pretty ridiculous homer, and it came off of another guy making his 2014 debut, Matt Cain of the Giants...
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Fan who wouldn’t cut hair until Jose Fernandez returned gets haircut from pitcher

Andres Salgado is a seriously devoted Miami Marlins fan. When pitching sensation Jose Fernandez suffered an elbow injury that required Tommy John surgery, Salgado vowed not to cut his hair until the 22-year-old recovered. So he let it grow for 13 months. But with Fernandez returning to the Marlins’ rotation Thursday, it was time for Salgado (who became known as “The Jose Guy“...
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“The Jose Guy” Finally Shaves His Beard

Miami Marlins superfan Andres Salgado knew the risks when he made his promise in May 2014. When Jose Fernandez went down with an arm injury nearly 14 months ago, Salgado vowed not to shave his beard of get a haircut until the pitcher returned from the ensuing Tommy John surgery. So, on the eve of Fernandez’s return Thursday against the San Francisco Giants, the now-shaggy Salgado...
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Marlins' Ramos reflects on his Tommy John experience, empathizes with Fernandez

MIAMI -- Hours after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2008, A.J. Ramos entered a classroom on the Texas Tech campus to take a Spanish final. He did his best to write left handed with his dominant hand and right arm already in the process of healing and in a sling. Though it proved to be difficult, he passed. Then it was straight to work to get back onto the field. "Spent my...
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Jose Fernandez returning, Marlins should still be sellers

The Miami Marlins are about to get a lot better as a baseball team. Jose Fernandez, one of the most exciting and superlative pitchers in major-league baseball, is set to return next week. Martin Prado and Michael Morse should be back shortly. Henderson Alvarez, who has made just four starts all year, is progressing in […]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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