Miami Marlins news: Reactions to Jose Fernandez's final 2013 start

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings of one run baseball against the Braves in his final start on Wednesday night. Here are some reactions to Fernandez's last outing.

-Where Jose Fernandez's Remarkable Rookie Season Ranks All Time | Bleacher Report

Jose Fernandez, the Miami Marlins' 21-year-old superstar, has concluded his first season in Major League Baseball in spectacular fashion with seven innings of one-run baseball and five strikeouts (including Justin Upton on his final pitch of the year)..

-Miami Marlins Jose Fernandez is embarrassed after post-homer display - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN

The 21-year-old Fernandez (12-6, 2.19 ERA), one of the top candidates for the NL Rookie of the Year award, not only beat the first-place Braves, he hit his first major league home run in the win. Yet, he was embarrassed? This is why — from admiring his long drive (watch the replay) to spitting at third base during his home run trot to what occurs when he reaches home plate.

-Jose Fernandez Hits Home Run, Benches Clear During Marlins-Braves Game (VIDEO)

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez hit his first career home run and earned his 12th win of the season against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night. Unfortunately for the rookie, his performance was overshadowed by his showboating during his home run trot around the bases.

-Benches clear after Jose Fernandez hits first career home run, spits in vicinity of Chris Johnson - Yahoo Sports

When the Miami Marlins announced that Wednesday's contest would be Jose Fernandez's final start of the season, we knew the game would take on more meaning. I mean after all, Fernandez has cemented himself as not only a Rookie of the Year candidate in the National League — as the favorite over Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig — but a Cy Young candidate as well.

-Sparks fly in Jose Fernandez’s season finale as he caps impressive rookie year | The Strike Zone - SI.com

Jose Fernandez put an exclamation point on his stellar rookie season on Wednesday night — and cleared both benches in the process. Making his final start of the year before being shut down due to an innings limit, the 21-year-old Marlins phenom not only kept the Braves offense at bay for seven innings, he also clouted a solo homer and drew the opposition’s ire for admiring it.

-Marlins, Braves almost brawl over Jose Fernandez’s home run | For The Win

His first major league home run was a memorable one, but one he wish he could take back — at least his actions. Marlins rookie pitching phenom Jose Fernandez hit a ball out of the park off Braves starter Mike Minor in the 6th inning of Wednesday’s Marlins game against the Braves. There wasn’t much doubt, either–it was a towering shot to left center. The Braves didn’t like what he did next.

-Florida Marlins want rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez to tone down behavior - ESPN

Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond wants Jose Fernandez to tone down his exuberant behavior.

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