|Top Marlins prospect Fernandez added to roster|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 31 March 2013 05:33|
The move Sunday was necessitated because of injuries to right-handers Nathan Eovaldi and Henderson Alvarez. Both had been expected to be part of the rotation, but instead they'll start the season on the disabled list.
The 20-year-old Fernandez was the Marlins' first-round draft pick in 2011.
Miami also added right-handers John Maine and Alex Sanabia to the roster. Sanabia will join the rotation.
Ricky Nolasco will start the Marlins' opener Monday at Washington. Right-hander Kevin Slowey is scheduled to start the second game of the series and left-hander Wade LeBlanc will start the finale.