The Miami Marlins will be looking to capitalize on its wealth of young pitching again Tuesday night when right-hander Nathan Eovaldi takes the mound in the second-game of a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park.
Jose Fernandez looked just as good as he did last year in the season opener, and the Miami Marlins’ batting order looked much improved.
After a long offseason following the second worst season in franchise history, the Miami Marlins will take the field again at Marlins Park Monday night to open what the team and fans hope will be a much better season.
The Rockies expect big things from Nolan Arenado. But can he put it all together at the plate?
Always restless when he’s not pitching, Jose Fernandez clowns with teammates and leads cheers in the dugout, offers to pinch run or begs to pinch hit.
To the surprise of absolutely no one who follows baseball, Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond announced that defending National League rookie of the year Jose Fernandez will be the team’s opening day starter.
Nolan Arenado hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the sixth and the Colorado Rockies held on for a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
While their struggles at the plate have led to a disappointing road swing, the Colorado Rockies might not need much scoring to end the trip on a positive note.
During a pregame talk, Colorado manager Walt Weiss compared Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez to Roger Clemens and Kerry Wood. Fernandez then showed why he’s deserving of the praise.
Two decades ago, Alex Rodriquez’ high school coach predicted a flashy future for the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft.