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Jose Fernandez to get cast off Tuesday, begin rehab Wednesday

The road to recovery from Tommy John surgery begins Tuesday for Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez. Fernandez took to his Instagram account Monday night to detail the process. The 21-year-old had the procedure performed May 16 in Los Angeles by Dodgers team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache. The average timetable for a return ranges from 12 to 18 months. Miami is 7-9 since Fernandez'...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Competitive nature may have played part in Jose Fernandez's season-ending injury

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez appears superhuman on the mound, but his mortal flaw -- a relentless competitive nature -- may have been his undoing that led to season-ending Tommy John surgery. Fernandez, sporting a black sling and white cast for his right arm, walked with manager Mike Redmond into the home clubhouse at Marlins Park on Tuesday afternoon before the team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins fan shaves head, beard in support of Jose Fernandez

Losing one of the game's top pitchers was a blow not only to the Miami Marlins but their fans. Twitter user Andres Salgado (@latinoloco4rwf) posted a video on YouTube showing his support for Jose Fernandez, who underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery last Friday in Los Angeles. In the clip, Salgado shaves his head and beard, promising not to cut his hair or shave his face...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Jose Fernandez to undergo Tommy John surgery Friday

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez confirmed via his Instagram account on Thursday night that he will undergo Tommy John surgery. According to a source familiar with the situation, it will take place on Friday in Los Angeles. A pair of MRIs revealed a "significant" tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow earlier this week. Both Dodgers team physician Dr. Noel ElAttrache...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

MRI confirms torn elbow ligament for Jose Fernandez, Tommy John surgery recommended

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who landed on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain on Tuesday, has been recommended to undergo Tommy John surgery by both Dodgers lead team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache as well as Marlins physician Dr. Lee Kaplan. Results of two MRIs -- one in Los Angeles on Monday and the other in Miami on Tuesday -- confirm a torn ligament in his...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez has torn UCL, will need Tommy John surgery

The Miami Marlins just got the worst diagnosis possible on their 21-year-old ace pitcher. Jose Fernandez has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and he will almost certainly undergo Tommy John surgery soon. Dr. Neal ElAttrache (no that’s not a typo) recommended surgery for the young right-hander and that will put him out anywhere from 12 to 15 months. Fernandez...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jose Fernandez injury: Preventable or inevitable?

Jose Fernandez is broken. After allowing him to throw ridiculous pitches that opposing hitters simply couldn’t touch, his elbow threw in the towel in the fifth inning of his start on Friday night. You can basically see the injury occur in his in-game velocity chart. In the fourth inning, his four-seam fastball averaged 97.7 mph; […]
Via Fangraphs
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez Watch - Unknown Injury

The Miami Marlins are getting ready to place their Ace, Jose Fernandez, on the disabled list with an unknown injury. No matter what the injury, this is terrible news for the Marlins and fantasy baseball owners. Fernandez is currently 4-2 with a 2.44 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP. He has also tallied 70 strikeouts in just 51.2 IP and walked just 13 hitters. #489076835 / gettyimages.comTweets...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez fakes out Tyler Pastornicky, gets out at home

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez looked like a savvy veteran when he got out of a jam in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. With two out and runners on second and third, Braves third baseman Ramiro Pena hit a slow roller down the third base line. Fernandez was the only […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez emotionally reunites with his grandmother

Jose Fernandez's story has been well-documented this year. His journey from Cuba to America is well-known by now, and is more than enough to tug on your heartstrings. Before the announcement of the Rookie of the Year award winners on Monday, Fernandez was being interviewed at Marlins Park - when he was surprised by his grandmother, who he hadn't seen since he left Cuba at...
Via The Outside Corner
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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