Miami Puts RHP Fernandez On DL With Sprained Elbow

LOS ANGELES - The Miami Marlins have put ace right-hander Jose Fernandez on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained elbow.

The Marlins made the move Monday.

Last season's NL Rookie of the Year was scheduled to start Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The 21-year-old Fernandez is 4-2 with a 2.44 ERA in eight starts.

Fernandez made 28 starts last year, going 12-6 with a major league-best .182 opponents' batting average.

His 2.19 ERA was second in the majors behind three-time defending ERA champ Clayton Kershaw.

Fernandez struck out 187 in 172 2-3 innings.


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