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Jose Fernandez

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

2016 Stats

W-L

16-8

ERA

2.86

WHIP

1.12

K

253

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

If Fernandez had made it through his half-season unscathed, he would've been the No. 1 starter on a lot of boards, even over Clayton Kershaw. He missed a month with strained biceps after seven excelle...

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2016 ADP:  33.33

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 243   DOB: 7/31/1992   BORN: Santa Clara, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jose Fernandez Contract Information:

Agreed to a deal with the Marlins in January 2016, settling for $2.8M to avoid arbitration.

September 25, 2016  –  Jose Fernandez News

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Fernandez has passed away following a boating accident, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald has confirmed.

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Jose Fernandez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2011 18 R GUL 1 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2011 18 A JAM 1 1 0 2.1 4 5 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 19.29 3.33
2012 19 A+ JUP 11 11 0 55.0 38 12 0 59 17 7 1 0 0 0 1.96 1.00
2012 19 A GRE 11 14 0 79.0 51 14 2 99 18 7 0 0 0 0 1.59 0.87
2013 20 MAJ MIA 28 28 0 172.7 111 42 10 187 58 12 6 0 0 0 2.19 0.98
2014 21 MAJ MIA 8 8 0 51.7 36 14 4 70 13 4 2 0 0 0 2.44 0.95
2015 22 A+ JUP 4 4 0 19.2 18 7 1 25 4 1 1 0 0 0 3.20 1.15
2015 22 AA JAC 1 1 0 5.0 6 4 1 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 7.20 1.60
2015 22 MAJ MIA 11 11 0 64.7 61 21 4 79 14 6 1 0 0 0 2.92 1.16
2016 23 MAJ MIA 29 29 0 182.3 149 58 13 253 55 16 8 0 0 0 2.86 1.12
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3-Year Averages     16 16 0 99.6 82 31 7 134 27 8 3 0 0 0 2.80 1.09
Career  (View All)     76 76 0 471.3 357 135 31 589 140 38 17 0 2.58 1.05

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Jose Fernandez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201640111140861638.244
201512230738423.333
201410629924421.247

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201633614215631305.203
201514349723401.176
20149941412103.126

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2016104.712201542841.630.95
201535.050039822.571.14
201434.730045820.780.78

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201677.7460992794.521.35
201529.711040623.341.18
201417.012025525.821.29
Jose Fernandez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2011 18 R GUL 1 1 2.0 13.50 4.50 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.70 .275
2011 18 A JAM 1 1 2.1 17.14 12.86 1.33 0.00 28.6% 19.29 5.10 .675
2012 19 A+ JUP 11 11 55.0 9.65 2.78 3.47 0.00 78.2% 1.96 2.15 .283
2012 19 A GRE 11 14 79.0 11.28 2.05 5.50 0.23 82.1% 1.59 1.78 .284
2013 20 MAJ MIA 28 28 172.7 9.75 3.02 3.22 0.52 1.33 79.9% 94.9 MPH 2.19 2.88 .252
2014 21 MAJ MIA 8 8 51.7 12.19 2.26 5.38 0.70 1.62 77.8% 95.1 MPH 2.44 2.25 .297
2015 22 A+ JUP 4 4 19.2 11.72 1.87 6.25 0.47 71.4% 3.20 1.90 .368
2015 22 AA JAC 1 1 5.0 14.40 3.60 4.00 1.80 57.1% 7.20 3.80 .450
2015 22 MAJ MIA 11 11 64.7 10.99 1.95 5.64 0.56 1.51 76.1% 95.8 MPH 2.92 2.30 .355
2016 23 MAJ MIA 29 29 182.3 12.49 2.71 4.60 0.64 1.62 76.4% 95.2 MPH 2.86 2.36 .342
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3-Year Averages     16 16 99.6 12.11 2.44 4.96 0.63 76.5% 2.80 2.24 .338
Career     76 76 471.3 11.25 2.67 4.21 0.59 77.7% 2.58 2.48 .306

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2016 Stat Review for Jose Fernandez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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4.60 K/BB
GREAT
12.49 K/9
ELITE
2.71 BB/9
AVERAGE
95.2 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.6 HR/9
ELITE
1.62 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.86 ERA
GREAT
1.12 WHIP
GREAT
2.36 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.342 BABIP
HIGH
76.4% Strand Rate
HIGH

Jose Fernandez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fernandez's next start has been pushed to Monday against the Mets, the Miami Herald's Clark Spencer reports.

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Fernandez (16-8) threw eight brilliant innings Tuesday against the Nationals, striking out 12 while allowing just three hits and no runs.

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Fernandez (15-8) pitched seven innings, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three Braves in Wednesday's win.

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Fernandez (14-8) threw seven innings of shutout ball Friday, picking up a win and spoiling Clayton Kershaw's return for the Dodgers. He allowed three hits and three walks while striking out 14.

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Fernandez's season could be cut short if Miami falls out of wild-card contention, the Marlins' official site reports.

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Fernandez (13-8) was torched for seven runs in 5.2 innings by Cleveland on Saturday, surrendering 12 hits and two walks while striking out five.

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Fernandez blanked the Mets for six innings on Monday, allowing three hits, walking four and striking out six. He didn't factor into the decision.

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Fernandez (13-7) threw seven scoreless innings and allowed six hits and two walks while striking out nine and earning the win against the Royals on Wednesday.

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Fernandez (12-7) pitched four innings and allowed five runs on seven hits while striking out six and walking one during Thursday's loss to the Reds.

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Fernandez's next scheduled start will come Thursday against the Reds, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Though a torn-elbow ligament and the subsequent Tommy John surgery that will sideline the pitcher through the first several months of the 2015 season will be the story of Fernandez's sophomore year, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about his progress as a perennial Cy Young contender and elite-level starter for years to come. Fernandez, who will turn 23 in July, was great as a rookie, but he was simply unhittable in the 51.2 innings he tossed in 2014 prior to the injury. He improved in every significant way during the early months of his second season, increasing his groundball rate from 45.1% to 48.8%, slashing his walk rate from 8.5% to 6.3% and increasing his strikeout rate from 27.5% to 34.2%. All told, Fernandez posted a 2.44 ERA and won four of eight starts during his abbreviated sophomore effort, but a 2.18 xFIP indicated that he was an even more dominant pitcher than during the previous season. Owners will have to play it patiently as the team ramps up their ace's rehab early in the season, but if Fernandez can avoid setbacks, he should be able to once again provide elite numbers following the All-Star break.

2014

A surprise addition to the Opening Day roster, Fernandez had no problems adjusting to life in the big leagues, dominating his way to the NL Rookie of the Year award and a third-place finish in the NL Cy Young voting. Fernandez leaned on a mid-90s heater and a knee-bending curveball to hold opposing hitters to a .182 batting average against during his rookie season on his way to a phenomenal 2.19 ERA and microscopic 0.98 WHIP. Fernandez registered 12 starts (in 28 turns) with eight or more strikeouts and put together an impressive pair of wins in late July and early August in which he struck out 27 batters in 16 innings. His true Cy Young chances were, perhaps, dashed by a team-imposed innings cap that shut him down after 172.2 frames -- and that prospect will loom largely down the stretch again in his sophomore season as he's just 21 years old. Still, owners can expect Fernandez to inch his way toward 200 innings in 2014 with elite numbers across the board.

2013

Fernandez turned in a dynamic age-19 season in 25 starts between Low-A Greensboro and High-A Jupiter, twirling his way to a 1.75 ERA and 0.93 WHIP over 134 innings. The 2011 first-rounder is emerging as the Marlins' top minor league arm showing great command with plus strikeout ability throughout 2012. Fernandez works with a fastball in the 94-97 mph range, a solid changeup, and a put-away slider, which helped him to a 158:35 K:BB last season. The Cuban right-hander figures to start the year in Double-A for some additional seasoning in the minors, but if he continues to dominate, we just might see Fernandez toeing the rubber in Miami sooner rather than later.

2012

The Marlins nabbed Fernandez with the 14th overall pick in 2011, and while there are a couple of question marks around the youngster, Miami may have landed themselves a future ace. When he's on his game he's got the loose mechanics to generate fastballs in the 94-97 mph range, and he's flashed a nasty slider and the makings of a plus changeup to boot. He's got a big frame that should allow him to last deep into games, although he may have trouble with his weight, and there are rumblings that the Cuban defector may be a year or more older than his listed age. If the off-speed pitch never develops he'd still have a classic power relief profile, but there's room for optimism that he'll eventually be something more.