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Tuesday, Aug 6th, 2013
Just two years ago, Marlins SP Jose Fernandez was pitching for Alonso HS in Tampa, Florida. His story of how he came to the United States is absolutely astonishing and incredible as he defected from Cuba via boat , and then ultimately was part of a rescue effort in the water to save his mom’s life, when she fell overboard in 2008 as a teenager. He is 20 years old now, and one of the premier Starting Pitchers in the NL.
Sam Evans ( Baseball Writer and Marlins, Mariners Correspondent):
Even though the trade deadline has already passed, it’s always interesting to evaluate pitchers based on their trade value.
Using age, experience, potential, contract, and reputation as guidelines, I ranked the current Miami Marlins starting rotation.
Tom Koehler, Jose Fernandez, Henderson Alvarez, Nate Eovaldi, and Jacob Turner are the Marlins starting five and Miami has no real reason to trade any of them in the near future.
However, if they were to consider trading one of these pitchers, here’s how I feel other teams would rank these pitchers’ trade values.
6/29/13: Turner dominant, Lucas key in win
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