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Fernandez: Ligament came off bone

Updated: May 20, 2014, 6:53 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Jose Fernandez walked into the Miami Marlins' clubhouse four hours before game time and extended his left arm to shake hands with teammates.

His right arm rested in a sling and was encased in a cast from above the elbow to his hand.

"I'm excited," Fernandez said with a grin. "I'm throwing a bullpen tomorrow lefty."

That would be the only way last season's NL Rookie of the Year would be able to pitch anytime soon. Fernandez underwent Tommy John surgery on his ...

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