Jose Fernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jose Fernandez Is Baseball's Forgotten Stud

    Number Fire "It's understandable why everyone has been obsessing with Clayton Kershaw, Noah Syndergaard, Jake Arrieta, Chris Sale and Stephen Strasburg so far this season. All five of those pitchers have been ridiculously good and deserving of all the accolades. But there is one young starter that tends to..." May 27

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    Anthony Castrovince @castrovince

    Fernandez will start game two. Mattingly says more than half his starts will come with an extra day of rest.

  • Fernandez: 'I don't want to get shut down' "As much as Jose Fernandez is itching to start on Opening Day, the 23-year-old right-hander sees the big picture. If getting his season rolling a day later means he will be available for perhaps the postseason, then he is on board. That's the plan Miami envisions, and Fernandez is perfectly fine..." March 20

  • Jose Fernandez tuned out rumors, ready for 2016 "After all the rumors and speculation, Jose Fernandez is ready to get into his comfort zone -- the mound. The energetic 23-year-old is eager to move forward and do his part to help the Marlins become a postseason contender in 2016. If there was any question about Fernandez's commitment to being..." February 17

  • Jose Fernandez will have an innings limit in 2016

    SB Nation "Jose Fernandez underwent Tommy John surgery in 2014. He missed most of 2015 recovering, but returned in a very Jose Fernandez-like fashion to throw 64 innings while striking out 11 batter per nine innings before the season ended. As he's still just 23 years old and has a career-high of 172..." February 17

  • As season nears, Boras and Marlins ready to zero in on Fernandez innings limit

    Fox Sports "Even with new manager Don Mattingly and pricey free-agent signing Wei-Yin Chen, the Miami Marlins’ 2016 spring training likely will be defined by two questions: Is Giancarlo Stanton completely healthy? And how many innings will Jose Fernandez be allowed to pitch? Stanton can answer with the..." February 16

  • Jose Fernandez has ‘soured’ on Marlins front office

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Marlins may not trade Jose Fernandez this year or even in the next two years, but it would be fairly shocking if they signed him to an extension before he is eligible to hit free agency after the 2018 season. A friend of Fernandez recently told Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald that..." February 15

  • Jose Fernandez wants $30 million a year, Marlins don’t plan on paying

    Hardball Talk "You’ve heard the stories by now. Jose Fernandez does not get along with Marlins management and is doubtful to sign a long-term contract with the team. There’s still time for those relationships to be repaired — Fernandez can’t become a free agent until after the 2018 season — but we also have a..." February 14

  • Jose Fernandez's reps believe he could make $30 million annually

    Fish Stripes "The Marlins have consistently been trying to extend Jose Fernandez. But if that does not happen, Fernandez's representatives believe he will receive a notably large deal in the coming years. Fernandez's representation thinks he could earn up to $30 million annually once he becomes a free agent..." January 25

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Jose Fernandez gets $2.8 million from the Marlins and can reach $3M with games started.

  • Fernandez, Hechavarria top Marlins' arbitration targets

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With a deal in place ensuring Dee Gordon will be under contract through at least 2020, the Miami Marlins turned attention to seven other arbitration-eligible players with a Friday deadline looming for submitting salary figures. It is an important group of players, including ace right-hander..." January 15

  • The Marlins avoid salary arbitration with Jose Fernandez, sign all eight eligible players

    Miami Herald "The Marlins have reached agreements with all eight of their arbitration-eligible players, including ace Jose Fernandez, the team announced Friday. Fernandez, who was the subject of trade speculation during the recent MLB Winter Meetings, has reportedly agreed to a one-year, $2.8 million..." January 15

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Not confirmed, but I sense #Marlins are trying between now and Fri to sign Jose Fernandez long-term.If so, not sure it will get done

  • Dodgers unlikely to trade for Marlins' Fernandez

    The Score "After reportedly agreeing to a deal with Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda on Thursday, shortly after signing left-hander Scott Kazmir, the Los Angeles Dodgers no longer seem inclined to work out a trade for Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Fernandez's..." January 03

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: #Dodgers, #Marlins remain in discussions about possible Jose Fernandez trade, but no deal close. @FOXSports

  • Dodgers might not be done with pursuit of Marlins' Fernandez

    Fox Sports "The industry consensus is that the Dodgers ended up with better prospects than they traded in their three-team, seven-player deal Wednesday with the White Sox and Reds. So, considering that the Dodgers have spent the past six months building a mini-Cuban empire and buying other international..." December 17

  • Jose Fernandez sounds totally excited to be a Miami Marlin

    Hardball Talk "Jose Fernandez and the Marlins have not exactly been on the same page of late. There were trade rumors surrounding the Miami ace during the Winter Meetings. There were reports of a disagreement regarding whether or not Scott Boras would be involved in helping determine Fernandez’s workload. And..." December 15

  • Marlins president Michael Hill announces Jose Fernandez “is not going anywhere”

    Hardball Talk "After fielding a wide range of trade offers, the Marlins have come to the conclusion that no major league team will be able to meet their sky-high demands for ace right-hander Jose Fernandez. Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill announced Wednesday at the Winter Meetings in..." December 09

  • Report: D-Backs pushed hard for Fernandez before landing Miller

    The Score "The Arizona Diamondbacks shocked the baseball world twice in one week after signing Zack Greinke to six-year contract, and reportedly trading for Shelby Miller in a blockbuster trade with the Atlanta Braves. Though, the team almost made an even bigger splash with a proposed megadeal involving the..." December 09

  • Unidentified fourth team enters trade talks for Marlins' Jose Fernandez

    ESPN "An unidentified fourth team is making a "very strong" bid to trade for Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, sources told ESPN. Other clubs say they believe that mystery team is the Houston Astros, but neither team would confirm that Tuesday morning. The Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks..." December 08

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    For #Dodgers to land Jose Fernandez from #Marlins hearing it would take Urias, Seager, Pederson and two more. #WinterMeetings

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    How exorbitant is the price on Jose Fernandez? Sources say the Marlins have asked the Dodgers for Julio Urias and Corey Seager.

  • Marlins, Dodgers talked blockbuster involving Fernandez

    The Score "Though Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill has adamantly denied that ace Jose Fernandez is being shopped, a deal involving the right-hander doesn't seem to be entirely off the table. The Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, and at least two other teams were reportedly..." December 07

  • Jose Fernandez says talks with Marlins will include Scott Boras

    ESPN "Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez says any conversations regarding his 2016 workload will include agent Scott Boras, contrary to what the team has said. Marlins president David Samson last week pledged to exclude Boras after the agent complained about the Marlins' handling of another Boras..." November 21

  • Marlins' Fernandez 'not paying attention' to rumors

    The Score "As he prepares for his first full season since undergoing Tommy John surgery, Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez is far too busy to concern himself with trade rumors, or recent reports of an ongoing spate between him and his employer. "I have heard something," Fernandez told reporters..." November 21

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Two highly placed sources tell me Jose Fernandez is not being shopped or discussed to be shopped. Will that changes, who knows? #Marlins

  • Marlins could deal Jose Fernandez this winter

    Sporting News "THE RUMOR: Many around MLB think the Marlins will deal All-Star starter Jose Fernandez this offseason. REPORTED BY: Sirius XM's Craig Mish THE DETAILS: Marlins president David Samson said earlier this month that Fernandez rejected a long-term contract, which is nothing new for young Scott..." November 17

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Two highly placed sources tell me Jose Fernandez is not being shopped or discussed to be shopped. Will that changes, who knows? #Marlins

  • Marlins not shopping Fernandez "Since the start of the Hot Stove season, the Marlins have stated their top priority is adding starting pitching depth behind their ace, Jose Fernandez. Now a report Tuesday afternoon questions whether Fernandez will be part of Miami's 2016 plans. Craig Mish of SiriusXM, via Twitter, claimed..." November 17

  • Jose Fernandez Rejects Long Term Deal from Marlins

    Rotoworld "Marlins president David Samson said Monday that Jose Fernandez rejected a long-term contract. That news comes as no surprise. Fernandez is a Scott Boras client and Boras clients rarely accept pre-arbitration extensions. Plus, the 23-year-old right-hander is coming off a season in which he made..." November 02

  • Jose Fernandez cleared to return to Marlins’ rotation Saturday against the Nationals

    Hardball Talk "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez made it through another bullpen session on Wednesday without experiencing any discomfort in his right biceps and remains on schedule to return to Miami’s starting rotation Saturday in the second of three games against the visiting Nationals." September 10

  • Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to return from DL on Saturday

    Fox Sports Florida "Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez plans to start Saturday's home game against the Washington Nationals. Fernandez, who threw a simulation game Monday morning before the Marlins took on the Milwaukee Brewers, has been on the disabled list retroactive to Aug. 8 with a right biceps strain. When..." September 07

  • Jose Fernandez expected to make “three to four” more starts for the Marlins

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Jose Fernandez (biceps strain) is projected to be ready to pitch between Sept. 12 and 17, Jennings said. "I think that's realistic. That probably gives him a chance to have three to four starts. It gives him and all of us, us peace of mind going into the offseason," Jennings said. " September 07

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Heard today that #Marlins are hopeful Jose Fernandez will rejoin their #MLB rotation by mid-September. @FOXSports

  • Marlins place Fernandez on 15-day DL, recall Nicolino to start vs. Red Sox

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Marlins placed ace Jose Fernandez on the 15-day disabled list with a right biceps strain and recalled left-hander Justin Nicolino to make Tuesday's start against the Boston Red Sox. Fernandez, who felt discomfort on Sunday after his most recent outing against the Atlanta Braves, had..." August 11

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Jose Fernandez has a right bicep strain, almost certain DL, no timetable on return. #marlins

  • Report: Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has right bicep strain

    SI "Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has a right bicep strain, according to Miami Herald's Clark Spencer. Fernandez is "almost certain" to head the disabled list, and there is no timetable for his return, according to Spencer. On Saturday, Marlins manager Dan Jennings told reporters..." August 09

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Jose Fernandez has flown back to Miami to see doctor for right shoulder stiffness. #marlins

  • Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez to see doctor for stiff shoulder

    SI "Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez flew home to have a doctor look at his stiff right shoulder, manager Dan Jennings told reporters Saturday in Atlanta. Fernadnez was removed from Friday’s game after throwing just 76 pitches in five innings. It was Fernandez’s seventh start since returning..." August 08

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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

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    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