Jose Fernandez looked like a little kid Sunday as he leaped over the third-base line on his way to the field in the first inning. Once he got to the mound, he looked like a poised veteran.
Fernandez, 20, struck out eight batters in five innings, setting a Marlins club record for a pitcher making his major league debut.
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Monday FSN Florida 7:10 p.m.
RHP Kevin Slowey (0-1, 1.69) vs LHP Paul Maholm (1-0, 0.00)
Comment: Slowey starts the Marlins’ home opener after allowing just a run in 5 1/3 innings in Washington on Tuesday in his first start.
Tuesday FSN Florida 7:10 p.m.
LHP Wade LeBlanc (0-1, 3.60) vs RHP Kris Medlen (0-1, 3.60)
Comment: Medlen was 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA in five starts against the Marlins in 2012. He struck out 22 marlins and walked three in 24 innings.
Wednesday FSN Florida 7:10 p.m.
RHP Alex Sanabia (1-0, 0.00) vs LHP Mike Minor (1-0. 1.23)
Comment: Sanabia gave the Marlins’ their first win of the season, allowing six hits in six scoreless innings in New York on Friday.