While the frustration has subsided for the Miami Marlins, it could mount for the Washington Nationals if they continue to struggle against Jose Fernandez.
The Miami Marlins haven’t won since they last gave the ball to Jose Fernandez. Doing it again versus the Philadelphia Phillies may be just what they need to stop their slide.
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.
Jose Fernandez says his grandmother will likely live with him all season on a visa from Cuba, which could be good news for the Miami Marlins, because she brought them good luck in the season opener.
After a season in which the Miami Marlins’ bats could barely find the baseball, the offense exploded Monday night to go with another dominating pitching performance from Jose Fernandez in a 10-1 demolition of the Colorado Rockies.
Jose Fernandez looked just as good as he did last year in the season opener, and the Miami Marlins’ batting order looked much improved.
Jose Fernandez’s grandmother attended the Miami Marlins’ opener and saw him pitch for the first time since he left Cuba at age 15.
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.
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.
Miami second baseman Derek Dietrich broke his nose when he was struck in the face by a bad-hop single during the Marlins’ 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.