Tag: Jose Fernandez

Pirates Notes: Clint Hurdle and Pirates Players Remember Jose Fernandez

PITTSBURGH — Earlier this morning, the baseball world received shocking news that Miami Marlins 24-year-old starting pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident. The news of the loss of the young phenom hit every clubhouse across baseball. Pirates’ pitchers Wade LeBlanc and Zach Phillips both pitched in Miami in 2013 and reacted to the […]
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Pirates Can’t Keep Pace With Jose Fernandez in 3-1 Loss

MIAMI – Prior to tonight’s game, Clint Hurdle said something about Jose Fernandez and his ability to dominate when his game is on. “You’re not going to beat a good pitcher with his good stuff,” Hurdle said. “The best you can do is hope to get nothing. You get nothing, your guy gives up nothing, and […]
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Pirates Notes: Gerrit Cole vs Jose Fernandez, and Jeff Locke Reactions

MIAMI – Two of the best young pitchers in baseball will take the mound tonight at Marlins Park, as the Pirates send Gerrit Cole out to take on Jose Fernandez. Cole enters tonight’s start with a 2.53 ERA, while Fernandez carries in a 2.82 ERA. Fernandez actually has the stronger numbers, with his 2.53 xFIP […]
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Pirates Complete Third Straight Comeback Win to Sweep Marlins 5-4

Tuesday, they trailed 3-0. Wednesday, they trailed 2-0. Thursday, they trailed 4-0. No problem, no problem and no problem for baseball’s best team, the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Miami Marlins grabbed the series’ largest lead in the finale, but the Pirates used timely hitting and five shutout relief innings to complete their 28th comeback win and […]
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Pirates Notebook: Bucs Have Seen These Fish Before

An interesting twist to the Pirates’ three-game weekday home series against the Miami Marlins is that they not only faced the Fish a week and a half ago, the two teams are using the same three starting pitchers they sent to the mound in Miami. The hitters see the same sequence of pitchers: righties Henderson […]
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Marlins Win the Battle of the Young Aces; Wandy and Snider...

Gerrit Cole vs Jose Fernandez. That was the matchup today. One was a first overall pick in the 2011 draft. The other was taken 13 picks later. Both have progressed to the point where they look like they could be future number one starters. Unfortunately for the Pirates, Fernandez looks like he might already be […]
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