It might have been an exhibition game, but Jose Fernandez still impresses as he looks terrific against superstars Dustin Pedroia, Miguel Cabrera and Chris Davis.
All-Star rookie Jose Fernandez has been a shining light on an otherwise gloomy season for Miami but studies show that being a rookie All-Star doesn't exactly mean future success.
Despite barley being out of his teenage years, Fernandez has a terrific life story about his journey from Cuba that exceeds his superb abilities.
As you watch Fernandez plow down the best of the American League, take a trip down memory lane and look at some of the All-Stars of Miami's 20 year history.
The aforementioned story about Fernandez's path to the US and impressive outing against the AL was completely overlooked by Fox broadcast team of Joe Buck and Tim McCarver in favor for an interview with Jason Grilli
Around The League
Which collection of All-Stars was the best in history? Turns out baseball peaked early.
FanGraphs' terrific baseball writer Dave Cameron is going a similar route as Bill SImmons with his look at some of the more valuable players in the MLB. While there haven't been any Marlins listed in his rankings just yet, potentially look forward to his thoughts on Giancarlo Stanton and/or Jose Fernandez.
A long and thorough breakdown of what's going wrong with the Toronto Blue Jays after their complete overhaul in the offseason.
Baseball Nation's Rob Neyer made the trip to New York for the All-Star festivities which included the annual MLB FanFest. While the writer enjoyed most of what FanFest had to offer, he was a little confused about the sudden disappearance of a certain Cleveland Indians staple.
The great people at Beyond the Box Score give us a comprehensive and analytic look at some of the more efficient players in the first half of the 2013 season
At Fish Stripes
Miami Marlins All-Star starting pitcher Jose Fernandez was not expected to make an appearance tonight, but manager Bruce Bochy sent out the 20-year-old rookie and he performed, tossing a scoreless inning and striking out two tough hitters.
The Miami Marlins have had a more successful first half in terms of pitching than they did on the offensive side, and that starts with the fantastic first half of Jose Fernandez.
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The Miami Marlins have finally reached the All-Star break, and that means it is time to review the Marlins' first half. First, Fish Stripes reviews the team's pitiful offensive performance marred with injuries and poor play.