Jose Fernandez Wins NL Rookie of the Year


It just couldn't be denied. The kid was phenomenal on a team that lost 100 games this season and even the members of the media couldn't deny it. Jose Fernandez has come a long way from his days escaping Cuba to playing high school baseball in the Tampa Bay area. Now, as a big leaguer, he has some hardware to show off. The Marlins were 18-10 in games he started. Officially, he was 12-8 with a … [Read more...]

Should there be a ROY for pitchers and position players?

Right now our poll, which is probably very skewed, is 100% in favor of Jose Fernandez winning the NL Rookie of the Year award. And frankly, after a tumultuous year, Marlin fans could use a bright spot and a pat on the back. Fernandez has become such a tremendous story here in south Florida, but not nationally. One of the main problems is exposure in the media as the Marlins have all but been … [Read more...]

Jose Fernandez is NL Rookie of the Month for August | Fish Bytes

CHICAGO -- Jose Fernandez was named the National League Rookie of the Month for August, making it the second straight month he's won the award. Fernandez went 3-1 with a 1.15 ERA in his six starts last month. He struck out 49 in 39 innings. Fernandez is scheduled to make his next-to-last start of the season on Friday when the Marlins open a 3-game series against the Nationals at Marlins … [Read more...]

Marlins’ top two live up to their billing | News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball

It was a big year for Marlins prospects, particularly the top two. The top of the crop -- Christian Yelich and Jose Fernandez -- also had the best seasons in the organization, winning the Marlins' organizational Player and Pitcher of the Year awards respectively while turning in two of the biggest breakout seasons in the Minor Leagues. Along with Marcell Ozuna and Adam Conley, four of … [Read more...]

Marlins’ Emilio Bonifacio is NL Player of Month »

Florida Marlins outfielder Emilio Bonifacio was named the National League Player of the Month for July on Wednesay. He batted .380 (38-for-100) in 26 games, topping all qualifying NL hitters. In addition, Bonifacio led the majors with a .466 on-base percentage and 16 stolen bases, and tied for the major league lead with 27 runs scored. Asked if he's ever had a month like this at any level, … [Read more...]

Gaby Sanchez NL Player of the Week

Gaby Sanchez was on fire and got some recognition for it. Last year he finished 4th in the Rookie of the Year campaign but this year he seems to be picking up where he left off. He finished the week with a .464 AVG and a .531 on base percentage for the week. Edwin Rodriguez thinks this is just the beginning for Gaby - he is a fine hitter and is going to start getting attention. For Sanchez, he … [Read more...]

Chris Coghlan: Rookie of the Year?

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I know it may be a stretch at this point, but in a month or so you can point back to this blog and say, "Ahh! There's a man of vision!" Well, that too might be a stretch, but no one can deny that Chris Coghlan is quietly putting together an impressive body of work in this his rookie campaign. One of the most difficult things to do in all of sports is hit a baseball. Add to the fact that you … [Read more...]

Josh Johnson Named NL Player of the Week; Beats Out Other Marlins

Quite an opening week for the Fish as they splash their way to the best start in baseball, 5-1 but also see several of their players get nominated for NL Player of the Week. The award belongs to Josh Johnson, however, as he would put up some very nice numbers to kick off his 2009 campaign. With an ERA of 0.57 in 2 starts, one of which was a complete game, Johnson got two W's while also striking … [Read more...]

HRam and Uggla Named to NL All Star Team

Hanley Ramirez and Dan Uggla will represent the Florida Marlins at the 2008 All Star Game.  Hanley became the second Marlin ever after Gary Sheffield in 1993 to be voted in by the fans as a starter.  Dan Uggla was selected by his peers as a reserve.  Congrats to both of these guys, and we at wish them all the best as they bring the teal to Yankee Stadium. For Danny Uggla, his … [Read more...]

Hanley Ramirez Named NL Player of the Month for June


Atta boy Hanley!!!  A big congrats to Hanley Ramirez for becoming the first Marlin to win this award since Jeff Conine in 1995.  Voting for the All Star Game ended last night, so don't worry about going to to give him a couple of extra votes.  Fortunately, Hanley was maintaining his lead over Miguel Tejada, so unless Houston fans stuffed enough ballots at the end, we … [Read more...]