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Jose Fernandez eager to return to Marlins after 'lonely' recovery from injury

Miami Marlins right-handed Jose Fernandez is inching closer towards returning to the hill after over a year of rehab stemming from Tommy John surgery to repair his elbow, a period of his life he admits was tough to deal with at times. Joining MLB Network's "MLB Tonight" before the Marlins' game on Tuesday, Fernandez discussed his rehab, which has been progressing in the past few...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Jose Fernandez impresses in rehab outing

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who had Tommy John surgery last May, appeared in his first game action since the procedure on Monday. Fernandez struck out seven batters over three innings in an extended spring training game on Monday, hitting 97 mph on the radar gun. The 22-year-old is scheduled to make a Class A rehab start on Saturday, and then another on June 12. If all goes well...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Fernandez looks good in extended spring training

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez took another step Monday in his recovery from Tommy John surgery, throwing three hitless innings against minor-leaguers in an extended spring training game in Jupiter, Florida. Fernandez faced 10 batters and struck out seven, including the last six. He walked one and threw 42 pitches, with the radar gun topping out at 97 mph. Right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Monday: June 1, 2015

The month of May ended with a slight whimper as the final day produced a boring 8-7 result. The AL East continues to be as mediocre as my picking, the Nationals got swept. A way-three-dimensional, forty-two year old pitcher won his eighth game. Josh Hamilton had a good thing happen to him. And the Twins continue to win. It's a crazy game. A new month is a fresh slate. Monday's...
Via The Flagrant Fan
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jose Fernandez to pitch in extended spring training Monday

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez's rehab from Tommy John surgery continues to progress. USA TODAY Sports reported Tuesday that the former NL Rookie of the Year is slated to begin participating in extended spring training next Monday. Coming off of his ROY season, Fernandez experienced elbow discomfort in May of last year, which an MRI revealed to be a torn UCL that would require...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins to name GM Dan Jennings next manager

The Miami Marlins dismissed manager Mike Redmond on Sunday, and have been looking for a new voice. That new voice will be general manager Dan Jennings, who will move from the front office to the dugout, reports MLB.com. Marlins advance scout Mike Goff will be Jennings’ bench coach, and assistant GM Mike Berger will slide into the GM spot. The Marlins will introduce their...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins fire manager Mike Redmond: ‘We’re looking for a new voice’

Mark J. Rebilas / USA Today Sports The Miami Marlins announced Sunday that manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary have been dismissed. Both were fired after the Atlanta Braves swept the Marlins on Sunday.  Miami is off to a disappointing 16-22 start to the 2015 season. “Really, we’re just looking for a new voice,” president of baseball operations Michael Hill...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton hits home run out of Dodger Stadium

Your browser does not support iframes. On Tuesday night, Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton smashed the baseball out of Dodger Stadium. Stanton’s home run off Mike Bolsinger in the first inning that hit the back of the canopy in the left-field pavilion before bouncing out of the stadium. The blast, according to Statcast™, traveled a projected 475 feet with an exit velocity...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Jose Fernandez faces hitters; Royal-Tigers meet

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday: --- FERNANDEZ ON THE MOUND Marlins ace Jose Fernandez is set to face hitter for the first time since having Tommy John surgery nearly a year ago. He hopes to throw 15 pitches in the session at Miami's spring training complex in Jupiter, Florida. CENTRAL SHOWDOWN Alfredo Simon looks to improve to 5-0 when the Tigers...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Royals Anything But on the Field

​ If you watch baseball for the pulsating drama, then I hope you haven’t missed out on this week’s action. Oh, you think I’m talking about late-inning heroics or jaw-dropping web gems? I’m talking about fights and awkward breakups. Is this high school all over again? Not quite, but taking into account that this is a game played by adults, it comes out looking significantly...
Via The Sports Post
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins’ Cuba-native Jose Fernandez becomes U.S. citizen

Miami Marlins’ hurler Jose Fernandez accomplished something only a handful of foreign country native baseball players have been able to accomplish: Pass the Naturalization Test and become a Citizen of the United States of America. During a ceremony Friday morning, Fernandez, the 2013 NL Rookie of the Year, along with another 140 residents, was sworn-in to become an American citizen...
Via Baseball Essential
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami pitcher Jose Fernandez, from Cuba, becomes US citizen

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, a native of Santa Clara, Cuba, has become a U.S. citizen. He was the keynote speaker Friday during a ceremony for South Florida residents who were naturalized. The 22-year-old Fernandez arrived in the U.S. in 2008, settling in Tampa, Florida. He was a 2011 first-round pick, and 14th overall by the Marlins, out of Tampa's Alonso High...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Bold Predictions for the 2015 Miami Marlins

It’s been a weird couple of years for the former Florida Marlins. From multiple roster buildups, to the subsequent teardowns, to the construction of a very expensive stadium, which features this monstrosity in center field, you can forgive Marlins fans if they’re a little skeptical. However, for the first time in a while, the Marlins look truly poised to make the postseason...
Via Baseball Essential
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez throws off mound for first time since May 2014

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez threw off a mound for the first time on Sunday morning. Fernandez, who underwent Tommy John surgery on May 16, 2014, tossed 15 pitches -- all fastballs, according to media in Jupiter.  The 22-year-old had been playing catch up to 150 feet and throwing off flat ground with his fastball and breaking pitch.  When pitchers and catchers reported for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Miami Marlins

The Miami Marlins were a very busy team over the course of the winter. They overhauled much of the infield, with three of the five starting positions represented by new faces. They added Mat Latos and Dan Haren to their rotation. They’re getting Giancarlo Stanton back, and Jose Fernandez should rejoin the team sometime this summer. It seems that every few years, after seemingly...
Via The Outside Corner
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez on his progress

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Via Fox Sports Florida
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins Winter Warm-Up: Exciting atmosphere at Marlins Park

MIAMI -- Nearly two hours before the home-plate entrance opened, Miami Marlins fan Nicholas Fernandez and his girlfriend formed the queue for Saturday's Winter Warm-Up. Clutching a bat he hoped to get signed and donning a gray jersey, Fernandez epitomized the excited atmosphere prevalent at Marlins Park. "Just the fact they're going in a different direction," said Fernandez, who...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernandez eyes return as Marlins pitchers and catchers report

JUPITER, Fla. -- Temperatures dipped into the 40s, but spring officially arrived for the Miami Marlins on Friday. Pitchers and catchers reported for their first workout at Roger Dean Stadium complex. Among them were ace Jose Fernandez and veteran Dan Haren. Fernandez, who underwent Tommy John surgery on May 16, 2014, anticipates throwing off the mound for the first time during the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dodgers And The Cubans That Haven’t Worked Out

Each year, it seems, there’s a hot new Cuban making an impact in the big leagues. In 2011, we got our first full season of Aroldis Chapman. In 2012, it was Yoenis Cespedes in Oakland. The next year, Jose Fernandez and Yasiel Puig finished 1-2 for the NL Rookie of the Year. In 2014, Jose […]
Via Fangraphs
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Pitchers and Catchers Reporting! Things to Watch

Today is the first great day of the MLB season; Miami Marlins’ Pitchers and Catchers reported for Spring Training. The pitching staff is generally considered a strength as well as young, improving part of the team. The catching core is deep, with Jarrod Saltalamacchia leading the way and Jeff Mathis competing with Jacob Realmuto for the back up position. As spring training is...
Via isportsweb.com
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins GM says pitcher Jose Fernandez could return in June or July

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez could make his 2015 debut sometime in June or July, according to general manager Dan Jennings. In an interview with MLB Network Radio on Sunday, Jennings said the 2013 National League Cy Young finalist and NL Rookie of the Year has a timetable between June 15 and July 15. The Marlins host the New York Yankees June 15-16. July 15 is during the All...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez Could Be Back in June

For those of you who have a countdown clock for when you believe Miami Marlins’ starting pitcher Jose Fernandez will be back on the bump, you may want to extend that countdown. Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria says he expects Fernandez (who is coming off Tommy John surgery) to return sometime after June 1. “Once we get him on the mound, we’ll get a little more clarity,” says...
Via Sportsnaut
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Marlins offer to Jose Fernandez needs an upgrade

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Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Make 6-Year Offer To Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins have made a 6-year, $40-million offer to ace Jose Fernandez, according to a report by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Marlins gave star RF Giancarlo Stanton a 13-year, $325 million dollar extension last week, and it would seem that the Marlins and owner Jeffery Loria believe they can win now, and want to lock up their young core for the future. The 22-year old right...
Via Baseball Essential
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Marlins are attempting to lock up the rest of their core

Since signing Giancarlo Stanton to the most expensive contract in sports last month, it’s been quiet around the Miami Marlins – their lone move was the acquisition of reliever Aaron Crow from the Kansas City Royals. But that silence isn’t because of a lack of trying – according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the club is trying to lock up several members of its young core alongside...
Via The Outside Corner
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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