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 Miami Marlins set a lot of dubious records in franchise history this year with an anemic offense and losses piling up by the dozens. But, on the final day of the regular season, the Marlins closed out the 2013 season with a record and a bang.
Even before the 2013 regular season began, most fans knew the Miami Marlins were going to be a bad team. But the Marlins are threatening record territory as they continue to lose games through the final weeks of the regular season.
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.
Miami Marlins rookie pitching ace Jose Fernandez continued his season of dominance for the Fish by taking out the hottest team in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Mariano Rivera was all set up to save his final All-Star game — or so it seemed. Jim Leyland just wasn’t about to take that chance.
With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
While the calendar turning over from June to July won’t even register as a blip for most people, for the Miami Marlins it’s the end of one of the most successful months the team has seen in the last two years.