Re-evaluating Fernandez, Harvey, Teheran
April, 9, 2013
By Keith Law | ESPN Insider
Getty ImagesJose Fernandez and Matt Harvey have been the most exciting young arms of the early season.Author's note: Please keep in mind that evaluating off TV footage isn't the same as scouting a player live or off video angles that are geared to allow for evaluation.
Jose Fernandez's major league debut Sunday against the Mets couldn't have gone much better, not just in terms of results -- five innings, eight punchouts, one walk, one run allowed -- but in the stuff that doesn't necessarily show up in the stat line. Fernandez's stuff was as good as ever, his command was fine, he was poised even when things didn't quite go right, and he seemed to pitch with a plan in mind without deviating much from it.