Jose Fernandez proves to be mortal in series-opening loss to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA -- Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been so dominant since his arrival in the big leagues it would be easy to take his record-breaking accomplishments for granted. With the 21-year-old on the mound for Friday night's series opener against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park, Miami felt confident in its chances to snap a four-game losing streak. Instead, Fernandez struggled...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Game of Thrones: Prince Jose Fernandez Stars as the Teal Viper of House Marlin

"I'm a prince, boy. Have you ever been with a prince? …Take off your clothes." No, this isn't Tehol quoting Tehol, regurgitating the way I speak to my Thai boy handlers when I'm doing  thong shoots in ******. Very similar verbiage, but no, this fascinating quote comes from none other than the legendary, Prince Oberyn Martell of Dorne, a man I'm positive...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish eye first road win in Philly

Jose Fernandez will be on the mound for Miami on Friday. (Paul Hadsall) Marlins resume road trip against Phillies After being swept in the nation’s capital, the Miami Marlins will conclude a six-game road trip with a visit to Philadelphia for three games against the Phillies. Like the Marlins, the Philadelphia Phillies are also coming off a series in which they were swept. Philadelphia...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Jose Fernandez Curveball: Baseball’s most unhittable pitch?

Major League Baseball has seen something of a revolution in the last couple of years, with a sizable influx of young pitching making its way to the show. Of these young arms, it’s difficult to identify any of them as more exciting to watch than Jose Fernandez. In fact, it’s damn near impossible. The ace of the Miami Marlins has become required viewing for baseball fans, quickly...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Jose Fernandez is the Best Young Pitcher in Baseball

The year was 2008, a 15 year old Jose Fernandez was in a small boat with his mother bound for Southern Florida from Cuba, striving for a better life in the States. This was their fourth attempt to defect the communist state, with each of the previous three failing and resulting in prison sentences. Even his final successful attempt was not without turbulence; Jose’s mother fell...
Via Standing O Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Jose Fernandez’s fantastic week

Despite falling 4-2 to the San Diego Padres on Sunday, the Miami Marlins still have a 5-2 record on the season. Few, if anybody, would probably raise their hand if they had the Marlins winning five of its first seven games. I know I didn’t and I admit I was wrong. Baseball is a marathon, not a sprint. So there’s obviously plenty of time to see if this is just a hot start and...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Even on basepaths, Jose Fernandez looking to make his mark

MIAMI -- Jose Fernandez wants to do everything. Pitch perfect games. Hit. Score runs. Steal bases. Steal bases? "He's the ultimate perfectionist," Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. "Jose, on his day, he's all in. He's going to do whatever it takes to win that ballgame." In Fernandez's second start of the season, a 5-0 triumph over the San...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Jose Fernandez will be Top Pitcher in MLB

The Miami Marlins soon will be boasting the best pitcher in baseball in Jose Fernandez (via sportsatricity) Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher in Major League Baseball right now, but he is not going to keep that title for long. Not if Jose Fernandez keeps at the pace he has been at since the start of last season. At only 21, Fernandez became the youngest pitcher in the National...
Via Grandstand University
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Jose Fernandez dazzles, but 'Abuela' steals the spotlight

MIAMI -- Perhaps the only person making more headlines after Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez's Opening Night performance is his grandmother. Olga, who received a 5-year visa that allows her to stay in the United States for 365 days before returning to Cuba and coming back after another year, watched Fernandez pitch for the first time since he was 14. "Oh boy," Fernandez...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish open 2014 with Rockies

Jose Fernandez will be Miami’s Opening Day starter. (Paul Hadsall) Marlins begin 2014 with four against Colorado Expansion sisters will square off to open the 2014 Major League Baseball season as the Colorado Rockies and Miami Marlins meet for four games in South Florida. Both teams are coming off of last place finishes in 2013 as Colorado finished 74-88 — fifth in the National...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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