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.
The Miami Marlins didn’t have much go right for them in 2013, but rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez was one of the bright spots. Monday, he was named the National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
The 2013 Miami Marlins became just the second team in franchise history to lose at least 100 games in a season with a 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park Tuesday night.
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.
With Tuesday night’s loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Miami Marlins hit the 90 loss mark for the third consecutive season under the watchful eye of owner Jeffrey Loria.
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 pitcher Jose Fernandez continued his march towards National League Rookie of the Year Tuesday night throwing seven scoreless innings in Kansas City. The young right-hander had a good seat to watch Christian Yelich single home the go-ahead run with one out in the 10th inning, giving the Marlins a 1-0 victory.
It would be hard for any pitcher to match Jose Fernandez’s previous two outings and in his third start, even he couldn’t come close to the previous performances.
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.