Jose Fernandez RUMORS & NEWS

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Jose Fernandez will start first game after break for #marlins in Philadelphia.

  • Happy Jose Fernandez Day!

    Fox Sports "When Thursday's MLB slate begins at 12:10 p.m. ET, Jose Fernandez will throw his first pitch for the Marlins since May 9, 2014. Fernandez tore the UCL ligament in his elbow last season, leading to Tommy John surgery. In five minor-league rehab starts, Fernandez posted a 4.01 ERA but struck out..." July 02

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Jose Fernandez's final rehab start, 5 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 8 ks in loss for @JaxSunsBaseball Next start 7/2 for #Marlins v #SFGiants

  • Almost ready: Jose Fernandez strikes out 10 in rehab start

    Hardball Talk "Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez was dominant in his second minor-league rehab start Wednesday, striking out 10 batters in 4.2 innings at Single-A as he comes back from Tommy John elbow surgery. Fernandez served up a solo homer and exited before completing five innings because he was on a..." June 18

  • Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernandez says he'll return July 2

    Sporting News "Jose Fernandez's long-awaited return is on the horizon. The Marlins right-handed pitcher announced during Monday's game against the Yankees that he will make his return start July 2. Fernandez worked out with Marlins minor leaguers in an extended spring training game earlier this month and..." June 16

  • 44d
    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Jose Fernandez announces he will make his return start for #marlins on July 2

  • Next stop for Jose Fernandez: Triple A New Orleans

    Miami Herald "Jose Fernandez made the leap from Single A to the majors, bypassing the high minors altogether, when he arrived on the big-league scene in 2013 as a rookie. On Wednesday, Fernandez will receive his first-ever taste of Triple A when he makes his next rehab start for New Orleans. Manager Dan..." June 15

  • Jose Fernandez cleared for rehab assignment in comeback from Tommy John surgery

    Hardball Talk "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to take a huge step in his comeback from Tommy John elbow surgery, beginning a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday at Single-A. Fernandez has been pitching in extended spring training, with no setbacks and positive reports on his progress that..." June 01

  • Report: Marlins' Jose Fernandez to begin extended spring on Monday

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is reportedly set to begin throwing in extended spring training on Monday, according to USA Today. Fernandez, who is currently on the 60-day DL while recovering from Tommy John surgery, is hoping to make his return to the team by the All-Star break." May 26

  • Marlins' Jose Fernandez faces live hitters

    ESPN "Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez threw to live batters Thursday for the first time in almost a year as he made the next step in his comeback from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. "It felt great," Fernandez said after throwing 15 pitches at the team's spring training complex in..." April 30

  • Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez to become American citizen

    CBS Sports "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who is still weeks away from a return to the majors coming off Tommy John surgery in 2014, is set become an American citizen, per the Palm Beach Post. The 22-year-old Fernandez, who defected from Cuba in 2008, will partake in a naturalization ceremony Friday. The..." April 24

  • 150d
    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    #Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to throw off mound for first time this since undergoing TJ surgery last May. Set to throw 15 FBs.

  • 159d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Look for Jose Fernandez to throw off mound for first time on March 1. #Marlins #BaseballBegins

  • Jose Fernandez could rejoin the Marlins as early as June 15

    MLB.com "Dan Haren is ready to be part of the Marlins' rotation and ace Jose Fernandez could be back as early as June 15, according to general manager Dan Jennings. Jennings addressed Haren and Fernandez on SiriusXM's MLB Network Radio on Sunday, and noted Miami still may add a reliever before Spring..." February 09

  • Marlins don't expect Jose Fernandez to return before June

    Sporting News "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, most likely will return to the mound sometime after June 1, according to team owner Jeffrey Loria. Michael Hill, Marlins president of baseball operations, echoed Loria's sentiment. "We're still thinking June, July area,"..." January 22

  • Fernandez progressing; Marlins seek starting pitchers

    MLB.com "All signs indicate Jose Fernandez is on schedule to return to the Marlins sometime around midseason in 2015. Until the 2013 National League Rookie of the Year Award winner is back, the organization is weighing its rotation options for next season. At the General Managers Meetings in Phoenix..." November 06

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Jose Fernandez made 25 throws from 30 feet today at Marlins Park. It went well. He said he felt great.

  • Marlins ace Fernandez cleared to begin throwing program in October

    Fox Sports Florida "Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, wearing his white home uniform for team photos Friday at Marlins Park, flashed his mega-watt smile with good news he received from his cross-country trip. After meeting with Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Thursday, he returned to South Florida with..." September 23

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    Manny Navarro @Manny_Navarro

    Fernandez on why he pitched sore: "Health and all that stuff comes first for some people. For me, my team comes first. That's who I am."

  • Marlins star Fernandez will have Tommy John surgery Friday in LA

    CBS Sports "Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez is scheduled to have Tommy John surgery Friday morning in Los Angeles, league sources said. Fernandez, one of the rising stars in the game, was found to have a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament earlier in the week, and the Marlins said on Wednesday that..." May 16

  • Source: Fernandez to undergo elbow surgery by week's end

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "As feared, Jose Fernandez has a significant ulnar collateral ligament tear in his right elbow. He is wasting no time getting it fixed. A source said Fernandez will undergo the procedure in Los Angeles with orthopedic surgeon Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic, where Fernandez underwent..." May 14

  • Tommy John surgery recommended for Marlins ace

    Sporting News "Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez will get a second opinion, but it looks like he is headed toward Tommy John surgery, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman reports . Results of an MRI show that the 2013 National League Rookie of the Year has a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his pitching arm,..." May 14

  • Surgery recommended as Fernandez heads today for 2nd opinion

    CBS Sports "Marlins superstar righthander Jose Fernandez was diagnosed with a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his pitching arm and surgery was recommended in the initial diagnosis by noted physician Neal ElAttrache, sources connected to the team say. Fernandez is scheduled to see Marlins team..." May 13

  • Jose Fernandez expected to require Tommy John surgery

    Hardball Talk "The news just keeps getting worse. According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Marlins anticipate that Fernandez will need season-ending surgery on his right elbow. Presumably we’re talking about Tommy John surgery here. If there’s any silver lining, it’s that the..." May 13

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    Source: #Marlins anticipate Fernandez will require season-ending elbow surgery.

  • 443d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Jose Fernandez expected to be placed on disabled list. Exact nature of injury not known. #Marlins

  • Marlins make Fernandez youngest opening day starter in seven years

    CBS Sports "To no one's surprise, Marlins manager Mike Redmond announced Jose Fernandez will be the team's opening day starter in a few weeks. The right-hander was named NL Rookie of the Year and finished third in the Cy Young voting last season. At 21 years and 274 days old, Fernandez will be the youngest..." March 02

  • 515d
    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    #Marlins RHP and reigning NL ROY Jose Fernandez earning $635,000 in 2014, $135K over the major league minimum.

  • Marlins' Jose Fernandez wins NL Rookie of the Year Award

    MLB.com "At age 21, Jose Fernandez has made the leap from prized prospect to head of the class. The Marlins' phenom, who has an inspiring personal story and mesmerizing talent, has been voted the National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA). Long considered..." November 12

  • Fernandez has emotional reunion with grandmother

    MLB.com "In his wildest dreams, Jose Fernandez could never imagine achieving all he has during his remarkable rookie season. The Marlins' ace reached the big leagues at age 20, and he became the Marlins' lone All-Star. Now the hard-throwing right-hander is a finalist for the National League Rookie of..." November 11

  • Scouts, sabermetricians agree on Marlins' Fernandez

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The numbers don't always confirm what the eye sees. Such is the debate between scouts and sabermetricians. In Marlins' right-hander Jose Fernandez, the two sides agree he's an ace. Monday, Fernandez will learn if he is the National League Rookie of the Year. He's already received several top..." November 11

  • Rays’ Myers, Marlins’ Fernandez favored to win rookie awards

    Tampa Tribune "Jose Fernandez’s promotion to the Miami Marlins to begin the season was unexpected considering he hadn’t thrown an inning above Single-A. Wil Myers’ mid-June arrival was highly anticipated and somewhat delayed, according to some who follow the Rays. Both were impact players and proved early..." November 11

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    Finalists for NL Rookie of the Year (alphabetically): Jose Fernandez, Marlins; Shelby Miller, Cardinals; Yasiel Puig, Dodgers.

  • Fernandez apologizes profusely for hot-dogging 1st career HR vs. Braves

    Miami Herald "Jose Fernandez saved his first home run for his final at-bat of his rookie season. But in the end Wednesday the hit was the last thing anybody was talking about. It was the first three steps he took out of the batter's box the flip of his bat and the hot-dogging he did before rounding the bases..." September 12

  • Fernandez lifts Miami past Atlanta 5-2, riles up Braves

    Miami Herald "The last thing anybody expected Jose Fernandez to be doing after his last start of the season Wednesday was apologizing. But that’s what the 21-year old Cuban-born right-hander was doing — almost profusely — after hot-dogging his trip around the bases after his first career home run pitching..." September 12

  • Marlins rookie phenom Jose Fernandez will be shut down after two more starts

    CBS Sports "The Marlins will shut down rookie right-hander Jose Fernandez after two more starts reports MLB.com's Joe Frisaro. Furthermore he will not be allowed to throw more than 12 total innings so unless Fernandez gets knocked out of a game early look for him to go six innings in each of the two remaining..." August 31

  • Marlins Jose Fernandez close to reaching innings limit

    Fish Stripes "The Miami Marlins have received yet another strong performance from Jose Fernandez who has established himself firmly as the ace of this staff. His latest performance versus the Los Angeles Dodgers last night left his ERA at 2.41 and his FIP at 2.77. In just 145 2/3 innings pitched he is ten..." August 20

  • Fernandez sets single-game rookie club strikeout mark

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "At some point in his managerial tenure with the Marlins Mike Redmond won't struggle with decisions like the one he made Sunday. Jose Fernandez will trot in after the eighth at 97 pitches and the thought of him not going out for the ninth will be absurd. That day wasn't Sunday but it didn't..." July 29

  • Marlins planning 170-inning shut down for rookie Jose Fernandez

    Miami Herald "It's been a dreamy rookie season for 20-year old Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez, one made even sweeter by the All-Star experience he got to share with his mother Maritza in New York earlier this week. "We actually stayed in the same room, talking until two, three in the morning every night,"..." July 19

  • Rookie Fernandez recalls fond Draft memories

    MLB.com "Surrounded by family, friends and some local media, Jose Fernandez was selected 14th overall by the Marlins in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft. At the time, Fernandez was a hard-throwing 18-year-old who helped lead Alonso High School in Tampa, Fla., to a couple of state titles. Fernandez had a..." June 06

  • Mets wise to let Wheeler wait as Marlins hurry Fernandez

    New York Post "Jose Fernandez dropped a calling card at Citi Field yesterday, a notice that the Mets are not alone in the arms race. The precocious righty’s first start above Single-A was an impressive major league debut. Born a month after the Yankees drafted a shortstop named Derek Jeter in 1992, Fernandez..." April 09

  • Fernandez making Marlins interesting is a bit of a miracle

    Palm Beach Post "The box score says there were 402 fans in attendance for the last meaningful game pitched by Jose Fernandez. Eyewitnesses in the Jupiter Hammerheads organization remember it more like 1,000, all spread out around Lakeland’s Joker Marchant Stadium and all fired up for Game 3 of the Florida State..." April 03

  • Injuries prompt Marlins to add pitching prospect Jose Fernandez, 20, to opening day roster

    Palm Beach Post "he Miami Marlins knew their young pitching staff would be a work in progress this season. But no one expected major changes a day before the season opener. The Marlins this morning announced that 20-year-old super-prospect Jose Fernandez, a right-hander, will be on the opening day roster because..." March 31

  • Miami Marlins’ Jose Fernandez looks sharp; he now is represented by super-agent Scott Boras

    Palm Beach Post "Not much rattles 20-year-old Jose Fernandez when he’s on the mound – unless, of course, he looks toward home plate and sees his manager squatting down with a catcher’s glove. “He was nervous,’’ Mike Redmond, a former catcher, said with a laugh after running onto the field to warm up Fernandez..." March 01

  • Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit in head by Jose Fernandez pitch

    Palm Beach Post "A scary moment this afternoon on Field 4 where the Marlins were playing a sim game. Giancarlo Stanton was hit on the back of the head, at the top of his neck, by a Jose Fernandez fastball during a simluated game. You can see the video below. Stanton appeared to be OK as the fastball glanced..." February 20