A couple of weeks ago, Jeff Samardzija was a symbol of the Chicago Cubs’ struggles when he was winless despite leading the major leagues in ERA.
Jose Fernandez struck out eight in 6 2-3 innings while lowering his ERA to 0.71, and the Miami Marlins won again Saturday, beating the punchless San Diego Padres 5-0.
Yankees captain Derek Jeter had his final spring training game rained out.
While the expectations for Marlins left-handed pitcher Andrew Heaney remain high; he won’t be starting the 2014 on the main roster for the Marlins.
There’s never been a unanimous selection into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. That streak will continue this year as at least one baseball writer chose to not vote for arguably one of the greatest pitchers of all-time, Greg Maddux.
Now that his season is complete, it’s clear that Miami Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez just put together one of the greatest rookie seasons in Major League Baseball history.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has had about as good a rookie campaign as possible in 2013 and will make his final start in 2013 Wednesday night.
Some Marlins fans have asked why the team will shut down rookie ace pitcher Jose Fernandez before the end of the season. The answer to that question was on full display in New York Monday afternoon.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez continues to make a strong push for National League Rookie of the Year honors by being named the NL Rookie of the Month for July.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez came to the team with a lot of hype and through the first-half of the 2013 season, the 20-year-old phenom has lived up to all of the advanced billing.