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Name  Jose Fernandez
Born  7/31/1992
Height  6-2
Weight  240
Number  16
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/15/2014 2:25:00 PM
Description: Marlins starter Jose Fernandez will have Tommy John surgery on Friday. SOURCE: CBS Sports
Insight: The right-hander's MRI revealed a torn UCL in his right elbow. Fernandez (4-2, 2.44 ERA) is likely to be out until midway through the 2015 season.
5/13/2014 8:32:00 PM
Description: Dr. Neal ElAttrache has recommended Tommy John surgery for Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez. SOURCE: CBS Sports
Insight: The right-hander's MRI revealed a torn UCL in his right elbow. Fernandez (4-2, 2.44 ERA) is likely to be out until midway through the 2015 season.
5/12/2014 8:25:00 PM
Description: Marlins starter Jose Fernandez has a tear in his throwing elbow. SOURCE: Jim Bowden, ESPN
Insight: Our worst fears have been confirmed. We fully expect Fernandez to opt for season-ending Tommy John surgery. Fernandez had been 4-2 with a 2.44 ERA and 70 strikeouts before getting hurt.
5/12/2014 7:06:00 PM
Description: Miami has placed right-hander Jose Fernandez on the 15-day DL with a sprained elbow. SOURCE: Marlins on Twitter
Insight: It's horrible news for fantasy owners and potentially even worse news for the Marlins. We won't know for sure until Fernandez (4-2, 2.44 ERA) gets his MRI results back but we've been down this road before and it usually ends with Tommy John surgery. Fantasy owners should prepare to be without Fernandez for a long time.
Hot4/29/2014 9:28:00 PM
Description: Marlins starter Jose Fernandez extended his streak of innings without allowing an earned run to 23 with eight scoreless frames Tuesday against the Braves.
Insight: Fernandez faced Atlanta in two straight starts and allowed zero runs on five hits with a 22/2 K/BB in 16 innings. He's 4-1 with a 1.59 ERA, a 0.83 WHIP and a 55/8 K/BB in 39 2/3 innings this season.
Hot4/22/2014 9:36:00 PM
Description: Marlins starter Jose Fernandez won a pitchers' duel against Alex Wood of the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night.
Insight: The two hurlers combined for 16 innings, seven hits, one earned run, 25 strikeouts and zero walks. Fernandez accounted for 14 of those strikeouts over eight innings in a 1-0 win. After giving up six runs on eight hits with four walks in four innings April 11 at Philadelphia, Fernandez has surrendered zero earned runs and posted a 24/0 K/BB in his last two turns.
4/16/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Marlins ace Jose Fernandez (7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 10 K's) pitched well Wednesday against Washington but had to settle for a no-decision.
Insight: The three runs he allowed were all unearned. The reigning NL Rookie of the Year is tied for third in the majors with 33 strikeouts this season.
4/11/2014 10:38:00 PM
Description: The Phillies roughed up Jose Fernandez Friday night. Fernandez gave up eight hits and six earned runs while walk four batters in four innings.
Insight: Fernandez' ERA went from 0.71 to 3.78. It was the first time he allowed more than two earned runs in a start since July 7, 2013 and the first time he gave up more than three since May 27, 2013.
Hot4/5/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Marlins ace Jose Fernandez struck out eight Padres and allowed just three hits over 6 2/3 shutout innings Saturday night.
Insight: Fernandez, the 2013 NL Rookie of the Year, said during spring training that his goal this season is a 1.95 ERA. After watching him last year and his first two starts in 2014, that doesn't seem unreasonable. He has a 17/2 K/BB and a 0.71 ERA in his first 12 2/3 innings and is now 11-0 with a 1.14 ERA in his career at Marlins Park.
3/31/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Marlins ace Jose Fernandez struck out nine and walked none over six innings to beat the Rockies on Opening Day.
Insight: Fernandez scattered five hits and gave up his only run on a solo shot by Carlos Gonzalez in the sixth inning. He is now 10-0 with a 1.21 ERA in his career at Marlins Park. The 21-year-old went 12-6 with a 2.19 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP as a rookie and should compete for the NL Cy Young this year.
2/25/2014 3:34:00 PM
Description: Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has expectations as high or higher than fantasy owners. The 21-year-old Fernandez recently stated his goal is a 1.95 ERA. SOURCE: Crain Calcaterra of HardballTalk.
Insight: In his rookie season he posted a 12-6 record including a 2.19 ERA, 187 strikeouts and just 111 hits allowed in 172 2/3 innings. Fantasy owners have to love that he isn't satisfied with that level of performance and wants to get better.
2/17/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Marlins ace Jose Fernandez claims to have significantly improved his condidtion in the offseason averaging 600 miles per week on a bike program, says a South Florida Sun-Sentinel report.
Insight: The 21-year-old Fernandez wrapped up a successful first big league season with a 12-6 record including a stunning 2.19 ERA, 187 strikeouts and just 111 hits allowed in 172 2/3 innings. Look for him to throw closer to 200 innings in his second season and have top-10 fantasy starter value.
Hot9/11/2013 10:10:00 PM
Description: In his final start of 2013, Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez struck out five and allowed one run on five hits over seven innings to beat the Atlanta Braves Wednesday.
Insight: The 21-year-old Fernandez hit his innings limit. He'll will wrap up his first big league season 12-6 with a 2.19 ERA, 187 strikeouts and just 111 hits allowed in 172 2/3 innings.
Hot9/6/2013 10:10:00 PM
Description: Jose Fernandez was terrific again Friday in a win over Washington.
Insight: The Marlins rookie allowed just one hit in seven shutout frames. Fernandez (11-6, 2.23 ERA) has now collected at least eight strikeouts in each of his last four outings. He leads all major league starters in opponent batting average this season (.181).
Hot9/1/2013 9:17:00 AM
Description: According to Joe Frisaro of, the Marlins will shut down Jose Fernandez after two more starts totaling no more than 12 innings. His next start has been pushed back from Wednesday to Friday so he can start at home against the Braves.
Insight: The 21-year-old rookie is 5-1 with a 1.50 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 54 innings since the All-Star break and 10-6 with a 2.33 ERA and 173 K in 158 2/3 innings this season. He's the likely NL Rookie of the Year (sorry, Yasiel Puig) even with the innings limit.
Hot8/24/2013 10:18:00 PM
Description: Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez has been lights out this month. Saturday's win against the Rockies was his tenth of the season.
Insight: Saturday's masterpiece came in the form of seven shutout innings with eight strikeouts and just four hits allowed. The 21-year-old is 2-0 this month with a 0.82 ERA in 33 innings. He's the leader in the clubhouse for National League Rookie of the Year honors.
Hot8/2/2013 10:12:00 PM
Description: This Jose Fernandez guy is pretty good, isn't he? Friday he fired eight shutout innings in a win over Cleveland.
Insight: The Marlins righthander finished the night with a career-high 14 strikeouts. He's now 4-1 with a 1.67 ERA in his last six starts. Don't be surprised if Fernandez edges out Yasiel Puig in Rookie of the Year voting.
7/28/2013 7:03:00 PM
Description: Miami rookie Jose Fernandez struck out a career-high 13 batters and didn't walk anyone over eight innings Sunday against the Pirates. He gave up five hits and two runs.
Insight: Fernandez has been sensational this season, striking out 124 men and posting a 2.71 ERA and a 1.04 WHIP in 119 2/3 innings. However, fantasy owners should consider dealing him now; the team will limit his innings over the final two months.
7/1/2013 10:12:00 PM
Description: Miami rookie Jose Fernandez (8 IP, 2 H, 0 ER) turned in another stellar performance Monday in a win over San Diego.
Insight: He matched a season-high by producing ten strikeouts. In 16 starts, he's 5-4 with a 2.72 ERA in 92 2/3 innings. Most years, Fernandez would be a shoe-in for Rookie of the Year with those kind of numbers. Unfortunately, Fernandez came into the league at the same time as Yasiel Puig (.436, 7 HR, 16 RBI in his first 26 games).
Hot7/1/2013 10:10:00 AM
Description: Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had his best month of the season in June, posting a 1.67 ERA and a 0.93 WHIP over five starts.
Insight: The 20-year-old rookie is 4-4 with a 2.98 ERA, a 1.12 WHIP and an 84/32 K/BB in 84 2/3 innings this season. Fernandez possesses the majors' fourth-highest average fastball velocity at 94.7 mph, and his slider is 12th in baseball at 6.2 runs above average.

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