For a team known as much for its misfortune and head-scratching organizational strategy as its two World Series titles and weird, center field monument thingy, the Miami Marlins have themselves a special talent in 20-year-old Jose Fernandez. For now, though, let's try to move past the cynicism that usually follows in regards to any player of promise wearing a Marlins uniform. Instead, let's shift our focus to a world run not by a man named Jeffrey Loria, but instead one run by a young, inspiring, flamethrowing righty with a power fastball and devastating curve.
Jose Fernandez debut: Fernandez and the Power of Distraction
Jose Fernandez exceeded the expectation of many in his major league debut and it's clear that he's the type of player that Marlins fans can turn to for a distraction from an otherwise depressing season.