Wednesday, July 17, 2013
If he's not starting, a pitcher in the All-Star Game rarely gets more than an inning of work (if any). Appearing as a 20-year-old rookie (the first since Dwight Gooden to appear in an ASG) Jose Fernandez made the most of his outing.
Three batters, two strikeouts, and one weak popup from reigning MVP and Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera. Fernandez let everyone know he is a force to be reckoned with, and not since Jeff Conine won the All-Star Game MVP in 1995 has a Marlin shone so bright at the Midsummer Classic.
He made us feel like this: