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MLB Player Comparisons for Top Marlins Prospect Jose Fernandez
- Updated: April 1, 2013
Sunday was a busy day for the Miami Marlins.
Seemingly out of nowhere, two of the team’s starting pitchers, Nathan Eovaldi and Henderson Alvarez, were both placed on the disabled list with respective shoulder injuries.
As a result of the roster moves, top prospect Jose Fernandez will now begin the 2013 season in the team’s starting rotation.
While many believed that the 20-year-old would reach the major leagues by the end of the year, nobody, and I mean nobody, expected the right-hander to arrive this early.
Despite having played only one full season in the minor leagues, and not a