Matt Juengel Southern League Player of the Week


Hitting .391 (9/23) with three homers, and 7 RBIs in 6 games to start June will get you some attention. That is why Matt Juengel has been named the Southern League Player of the Week, according to Roger Hoover over at Juengel is quickly becoming a solid prospect for the Fish. This is his first season at AA, after having been drafted in the 24th round out of … [Read more...]

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, … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]