Jose Fernandez

HS Grad 2011
Age 25 and 10 mos
Age on 2011 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 215 lb
School  Alonso
Hometown  Tampa, FL USA
Summer Team 
Fall Team  HS team
MLB Debut 
Marlins Apr 07, 2013
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Marlins in 2011
All Americans/All Regions
2011 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American (Florida - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2010 Underclass High Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2011
Ranking Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Position - RHP
Very Good All Summer and Then Absolutely Lights Out in Jupiter. Up to 97 mph with excellent command
FL State Rank - Class of 2011
Ranking Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Position - RHP

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4 yr Commitment
South Florida

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2010 National Showcase   Jun 17, 2010
PG Grade: 10
Jose Fernandez is a 2011 RHP with a 6-3 215 lb. frame from Tampa, FL who attends Alonso HS. Strong thick mature body. High leg raise delivery, gets good drive from lower half, stays on line, good clean arm circle, throws downhill, some effort at release. Steady plus fastball velocity, topped at 95 mph, pitched at 92-93, FB mostly straight. Power curveball at 82 mph flashes hard sharp biting action, good downer tilt at times, not consistent yet but potential plus pitch. Did not observe change up. Former Cuban National Youth Team pitcher. High ceiling power arm and body. Selected to Aflac All American Team.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 97 mph
99.98% Rank
best 97  avg 84
 (2011 class in 2010)

best 97  avg 81
 (2011 class)
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