Though he didn't spend much time in the Marlins system, José Fernández impressed with his talent and character. The All-Star righty died in a boating accident early Sunday. He was 24.
Daytona's Aristides Aquino and Jupiter righty Luis Castillo took home the Florida State League's top honors when the circuit unveiled its end-of-season All-Stars and award winners.
Twins shortstop prospect Nick Gordon has endured the ups and downs of playing in the Minor Leagues, but the baseball background of both his father and his brother has been an asset.
Tommy John surgery hasn't derailed Fernando Romero's career. The 21-year-old righty still touches 100 mph with his fastball, and he is 4-2 with a 2.11 ERA in 10 starts for Fort Myers.