Miami Marlins’ hurler Jose Fernandez accomplished something only a handful of foreign country native baseball players have been able to accomplish: Pass the Naturalization Test and become a Citizen of the United States of America.
During a ceremony Friday morning, Fernandez, the 2013 NL Rookie of the Year, along with another 140 residents, was sworn-in to become an American citizen...
MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, a native of Santa Clara, Cuba, has become a U.S. citizen.
He was the keynote speaker Friday during a ceremony for South Florida residents who were naturalized.
The 22-year-old Fernandez arrived in the U.S. in 2008, settling in Tampa, Florida. He was a 2011 first-round pick, and 14th overall by the Marlins, out of Tampa's Alonso High...
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Today is the first great day of the MLB season; Miami Marlins’ Pitchers and Catchers reported for Spring Training. The pitching staff is generally considered a strength as well as young, improving part of the team. The catching core is deep, with Jarrod Saltalamacchia leading the way and Jeff Mathis competing with Jacob Realmuto for the back up position. As spring training is...
For those of you who have a countdown clock for when you believe Miami Marlins’ starting pitcher Jose Fernandez will be back on the bump, you may want to extend that countdown.
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria says he expects Fernandez (who is coming off Tommy John surgery) to return sometime after June 1.
“Once we get him on the mound, we’ll get a little more clarity,” says...
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's...
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 until...
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; […]
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was voted National League Pitcher of the month for April.
Fernandez went 4-1 with a 1.74 ERA (second) and 65 strikeouts (first) over seven starts.
The 2013 NL Rookie of the Year earned monthly honors last July and August for first-year players.
On Sunday in a no-decision, the 21-year-old became the first pitcher in Marlins history to allow fewer than...