Right Handed Pitcher
Southwest Ranches, Fla.
Made permanent move to mound after splitting time between pitching and offense freshman season…Recorded 10 appearances and 10.2 innings…Opened season with 6.2 consecutive scoreless innings…Set career high of 3.0 innings and three strikeouts in season debut against Barry (Feb. 27)…Went 3.0 scoreless frames at Florida (March 3), allowing just two hits…Did not allow earned run in final four appearances…Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings with one strikeout at Louisville Regional…Finished season with nine strikeouts.
Saw time as a pitcher and hitter in his first season as Hurricane…Registered nine appearances on the hill, finishing with a 2-0 record and a 2.84 ERA…Struck out four batters across 6.1 combined innings of relief, allowing two earned runs on the year…Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in a midweek win over Illinois State (March 13)…Allowed one hit and one walk in a scoreless frame against Maryland (March 24)…Registered at-bats in eight different games, finishing the year with two RBI’s…Made his first career start at second base in the team’s season finale against Missouri State, recording his first career run scored…
Played for Richard Bielski at Archbishop McCarthy… Won MVP, playoffs MVP and the most valuable pitcher (CY Young) award in his senior season with a 12-0 record, 1.98 ERA, 15 strikeouts and also batting .500 with five home runs, 50 RBI and 15 stolen bases… Helped lead his team to both state and national championships… Won the best all-around pitcher/fielder award in his junior season, as well as the most improved award in his sophomore year and rookie award as a freshman…
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 46th round of the 2011 MLB Draft… Majoring in Business… Parents are Alex and Lourdes Fernandez… His father, Alex, played professional baseball after playing collegiate baseball for the University of Miami…