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Marlins' Jose Fernandez returns to action against Giants and Matt Cain

Marlins' Jose Fernandez returns to action against Giants and Matt Cain

Miami Marlins starter Jose Fernandez will pitch for the first time since May 9, 2014, when he faces the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. The NL rookie of the year at 21 in 2013, Fernandez was the Marlins' opening-day starter last year, but his ascent was interrupted by an elbow ligament injury that required reconstructive surgery. He won't be the only pitcher making a comeback Thursday — his opponent, Giants right-hander Matt Cain, will start for the first time since July 2014. Cain underwent elbow surgery last year and has been sidelined this season with a strained flexor tendon. Another starter on the disabled list, Jake Peavy, is scheduled to rejoin the San...

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