"Man, the pitch looks fast, even in slow motion." Thom Brennaman on Chapman's fastball.
If a kid is ready to come up I don't think it's fair to keep him down just because you know it's a lost year anyway and you want to delay his free agency. That being said, if he only threw 2 innings in spring training, he probably could of used some more seasoning.
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Wonderful Monds (04-17-2013)
Btw how good is Fernandez, what was he ranked as a prospect? This is literally the first or heard of him, but apparently he's the second coming of Doc Gooden, according to our broadcasters.
Yeah, #5 overall by Baseball America.
Through 2 starts his numbers are a 0.82 ERA, 0.73 WHIP, and a 13.3 K/BB ratio.
If Cingrani is on this could be a great young pitcher's duel tomorrow night.
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The Marlins probably needed bodies to fill the rotation. There's no long term plan to win, especially now that they got their stadium.. They are being run like the Expos were by Loria.
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Marty and Kelch were talking like they called Jose Fernandez up as a publicity and attendance ploy to appease their fans, since they sold off their team from last year.
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