Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

No Joy In Mudville Newsbeat

Monday, May 12, 2014

MLB: Marlins’ ace Jose Fernandez to DL with sprained right elbow

According to Jeff Passan on Twitter, Tommy John surgery is basically an inevitability for Fernandez.  Welp, here’s your bummer of the month:

LOS ANGELES—Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was placed on the disabled list with a right elbow sprain Monday. The club was awaiting results of an MRI on the 21-year-old right-hander’s throwing arm.

Losing Fernandez is a blow to an upstart Miami team that is built around its rotation.

“You see how much he means, so much to our team and our rotation and really all of baseball,” Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. “He’s been a dynamic player. He’s been a huge lift and a huge spark for our team. We just hope everything goes well and he just has to take a little bit of a break.”

Fernandez was initially scheduled to pitch in Wednesday’s series finale at the Dodgers. For now, the Marlins have yet to announce who will take his place.

Miami did recall lefty reliever Dan Jennings to fill Fernandez’s roster spot.

Fernandez expressed to the team that he felt some discomfort following his start on Friday.

Effervesoteric Posted: May 12, 2014 at 07:45 PM | 101 comment(s)
  Beats: miami marlins, no joy in mudville

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
danielj
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogMarkusen: Seinfeld, Sabermetrics and Ken Phelps
(3 - 7:29pm, Aug 28)
Last: tfbg9

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread August, 2014
(765 - 7:28pm, Aug 28)
Last: The Clarence Thomas of BBTF (scott)

NewsblogJack White, Eddie Vedder, and Paul Simon take in a Seattle Mariners game
(128 - 7:26pm, Aug 28)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOT:  2014 College Football pre-season thread
(43 - 7:24pm, Aug 28)
Last: Every Inge Counts

NewsblogDavid Justice Says Put Barry Bonds in Baseball Hall of Fame Despite Steroid Use Late In Career
(134 - 7:23pm, Aug 28)
Last: AuntBea

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - August 2014
(360 - 7:19pm, Aug 28)
Last: smileyy

NewsblogOT: Politics, August 2014: DNC criticizes Christie’s economic record with baseball video
(6015 - 7:09pm, Aug 28)
Last: BDC

NewsblogBrooklyn Cyclones, Nickelodeon to host '90s night
(27 - 7:07pm, Aug 28)
Last: RMc's desperate, often sordid world

NewsblogPadres, City of San Diego pay homage to Selig
(5 - 6:58pm, Aug 28)
Last: God

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 8-28-2014
(21 - 6:55pm, Aug 28)
Last: God

NewsblogFangraphs: Sullivan: Anatomy of a Disaster.
(6 - 6:54pm, Aug 28)
Last: Kurt

NewsblogMcCoy: Bryan Price sees throwback style in current state of baseball
(4 - 6:50pm, Aug 28)
Last: OCF

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-28-2014
(15 - 6:31pm, Aug 28)
Last: mcauliffe

NewsblogFG: A Good Reason To Watch Yusmeiro Petit Pitch
(12 - 4:55pm, Aug 28)
Last: The District Attorney

NewsblogPosnanski: Money money money
(26 - 4:52pm, Aug 28)
Last: BDC

Page rendered in 0.6925 seconds
47 querie(s) executed