J-Fer Puts Atlanta In The Miami Vice

The H is O! Oh, no, Jose Fernandez has me so jazzed, I need to bust some rhymes. I came in the door, I said it before. I never let a top starter magnetize me no more, but watching Fernandez yesterday is biting me, fighting me, inviting me to want a number one starter just this one time. I can't hold it back, I'm looking at his pitching line -- 8 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners...
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Jose Fernandez records 14 strikeouts in win over Braves

getty images Jose Fernandez raked up 14 strikeouts in Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves. Fernandez held the Braves scoreless for his eight innings of work in what turned out to be a 1-0 win for the Miami Marlins. While Fernandez had his way with the Braves lineup, it was especially tough for Justin Upton, Dan Uggla and Evan Gattis who all whiffed three times each. Fernandez...
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Jose Fernandez dominates with 14 K's, Marlins edge Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night. Fernandez (3-1) outpitched Atlanta's Alex Wood (2-3), who also was dominant. Wood allowed four hits and one run with no walks and a career-high 11 strikeouts in eight...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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17 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...
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21 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...
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