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Marlins ace Jose Fernandez cleared to throw Oct. 1
Marlins ace Jose Fernandez cleared to throw Oct. 1

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who had season-ending Tommy John elbow ligament-replacement surgery on May 16, has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1. The 2013 National League Rookie of the Year met with Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles and said he was "feeling great. I'm feeling like I didn't have the surgery so I think that's good news.” “A lot of good news came out of that in going up there and seeing him so I'm really excited,” Fernandez said Friday. “We are going really week-by-week. That was the goal since surgery. … If it's Opening Day, great. If it's September next year, great. It will depend on how I...

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