National Sports News
Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to have Tommy John surgery on Friday
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:06 PM EDT
The Miami Marlins say ace Jose Fernandez will have Tommy John surgery Friday on his right elbow.
The season-ending operation will be done in Los Angeles. Fernandez becomes the latest in a string of major league pitchers this year who have needed Tommy John surgery this year.
The 21-year-old Fernandez was last season's NL Rookie of the Year. He was 4-2 with a 2.44 ERA in eight starts this season.