Josh Beckett wound up on the right side for the first time in a long time. Beckett earned his first victory in more than a year and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended Jacob Turner’s winless streak, beating the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has a significant tear in his right elbow and the team doctor is recommending that he have Tommy John surgery.
The Miami Marlins may be on a four-game slide, but they’re much more concerned with potentially losing Jose Fernandez for the rest of the season.
For all the hype surrounding Jose Fernandez, Miami’s most impressive current pitching statistic might belong to another arm on the staff. With three shutouts in his last eight starts dating back to last season, Henderson Alvarez takes the mound Sunday in San Diego as the Marlins try to avoid a third straight loss in the series finale with the hot-hitting Padres.
In one of the worst starts of his young career, Fernandez gave up a pair of home runs to Jedd Gyorko in the San Diego Padres’ 10-1 win over the Marlins on Friday night.
Having young superstars like Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Fernandez gives the Miami Marlins potential to be a special team down the road.
The pair is doing plenty to help Miami be a factor presently as well.
Casey McGehee hit a sharp grounder that caromed into right field off the back of reliever Gonzalez Germen’s foot, allowing the winning run to score, and the Miami Marlins rallied late from a three-run deficit Monday night to beat the New York Mets 4-3.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez said he’s feeling fine and won’t miss a turn after being hit by a batted ball.
One of the few scares Jose Fernandez has gotten recently came in a collision with a coach prior to a contest he wasn’t even starting. As far as the competition goes, the Miami Marlins’ phenom has been fending it off with relative ease.
There’s little doubt this three-game series between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins began with one of baseball’s most outstanding young pitchers on the mound.