The Miami Marlins young starters have been pitching really well as of late, with their 2.79 ERA ranking third in the majors since June 16th. Not surprisingly, this coincided with Jacob Turner (May 31), Nathan Eovaldi (June 18), and Henderson Alvarez (July 4) making their 2013 debuts in the Marlins rotation.
The group lost Kevin Slowey to the bullpen and Ricky Nolasco to a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but has been anchored by 21-year old budding superstar Jose Fernandez. In his past two starts, has struck out 27 batters in 16 innings of work.
Miami Marlins’ Jose Fernandez named NL rookie of month | Miami Herald
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was named the National League’s Rookie of the Month on Monday.
Fernandez, 21, started five games in July, compiling a 3-1 record and a 2.06 ERA. He pitched 35 innings and allowed only eight runs, while posting a 4-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Young Marlins starters inspiring each other | Marlins News
Rarely has a loss looked as good as the defeat Nathan Eovaldi took against the Indians on Sunday. The right-hander took a hard-luck loss after allowing just one run in seven innings.
Young Miami Marlins pitchers making impact | Miami Herald
It’s no secret the Marlins came together once their rotation solidified, with a crop of young arms leading the way. The future is only brighter, with Miami having a large stable of top-flight pitching prospects in the minor leagues.
Part of the reason why the future is apparently bright for the Miami Marlins is the fact that the franchise has a number of decent-to-good pitching arms at the top of their prospect lists.
Former Marlins manager Jack McKeon made some telling remarks when asked whether seeing the 2003 World Series championship trophy resonated with the current batch of players. The Marlins as part of their 10-year reunion Sunday with the award prominently displayed.
All Jose Fernandez Everything | Marlins Diehards
During the 8-inning, 14-K shutout performance, Ted tweeted, “Our Fernandez-boner is approaching Stantonian levels.” That begs the question: if Giancarlo is Sr. #Monsterdong, what shall we call Jose Fernandez? If the Internet cannot find a good solution, I’m not sure what I can believe in anymore.
Here at Marlin Maniac:
The Miami Marlins had no intentions to trade Giancarlo Stanton before last Wednesday’s trade deadline, and just because they didn’t, it doesn’t mean a teams did not try their hardest to acquire the slugging right fielders services.
Earlier today I reported what a unnamed team source revealed to Marlin Maniac was thought to be the Pittsburgh Pirates offer to the Miami Marlins for Giancarlo Stanton. The package included Gerrit Cole, Starling Marte, Jameston Taillon, and Stetson Allie for Stanton, Steve Cishek, and Justin Ruggiano.