Sep 9, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez (16) waves prior to a game against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #72 You Can't Hit Against Jose Fernandez


Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. Let’s continue on with some more Marlins pitching records shall we? What would you say if I told you that we have a rookie pitching record on this list that is also a team single season record? Most likely you would say which one of Jose Fernandez’s record are you talking about this time? I would say you are correct. For moment 72 we go back to 2013 and Jose’s amazing rookie year when he post a .182 batting average against.

Jose posted an amazing .182 batting average against. Let’s put this into perspective: Clayton Kershaw, who won the CY Young that year, posted a .195 and the year he won his first CY Young he posted a .207. How about the player ahead of Jose in the CY Young voting, Adam Wainwright? He posted a whopping .248. Of course there are other factors that go into the CY Young Award, but being number 1 in the entire Major League in batting averages is impressive; but for a rookie is just amazing!

I’m enjoying talking about these Marlins pitching records so much let’s continue with some more tomorrow. Join me tomorrow to find out what Marlins pitching record we will handle next.

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