Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:40:44 -0700
Once Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) is cleared to resume his throwing program Oct. 1, he will begin playing catch from a distance of 30 to 45 feet for three to four minutes at a time before gradually building up his workload on a week-to-week basis. The throwing program schedule only runs until December, when Fernandez will receive three or four weeks off before restarting the program in January. Fernandez has been working out five days a week with physical therapist Ron Yacoub and has lost approximately 10 pounds, with his weight currently fluctuating between 219 and 221 pounds.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:23:30 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) has been cleared to begin a throwing program Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:19:03 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) visited a doctor Thursday, Sept. 18, to see if he will be cleared to begin throwing Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:29:55 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow), who underwent Tommy John surgery, has kept up good spirits, and he's expected to start throwing again in September.
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:05:53 -0700
The Miami Marlins transferred SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) to the 60-day disabled list Sunday, June 1.
Tue, 20 May 2014 15:42:23 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) said his elbow ligament came off the bone after his last outing against the San Diego Padres May 9, in which he altered his delivery to account for the pain he was pitching with. "I was trying not to let anybody see that I was in a little pain," he said. Fernandez plans to return to Los Angeles next week to have his cast and stitches removed before starting his rehab.
Fri, 16 May 2014 15:18:21 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) underwent successful Tommy John surgery Friday, May 16, and he's now facing a 12- to 18-month recovery period.
Thu, 15 May 2014 10:59:56 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Friday, May 16, in Los Angeles, according to league sources. Fernandez's elbow otherwise is said to be "pristine." Dr. Neal ElAttrache will perform the surgery.
Wed, 14 May 2014 09:18:04 -0700
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery by the end of this week, which will end his 2014 season.
Fantasy Tip: You can obviously drop Fernandez in redraft leagues. Keeper leaguers will be forced to hold Fernandez and deal with what could be mostly a lost season in 2015, as well. Anthony DeSclafini will fill the Fish's rotation spot initially, but prospects Brian Flynn and Andrew Heaney are the most alluring candidates to get some rotation time later this summer.
Tue, 13 May 2014 20:59:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill said Tuesday, May 13, that SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) has a "significant tear" to the ulnar collateral ligament, and the club and Fernandez are still weighing Tommy John surgery. The recovery time for this type of injury is typically 12 to 18 months.