Marlins, Fernandez avoid arbitration with $2.8M deal
Fernandez, 23, who has been frequently mentioned in trade talks throughout the offseason, started 11 games for the Marlins in 2015 after a return from Tommy John surgery.
The former first-round pick posted a 2.92 ERA to go along with his 6-1 record, which included a WHIP of 1.16 across 64 2/3 innings pitched.
Fernandez owns a lifetime record of 22-9 with an ERA of 2.40 across 47 career starts.
MLB Trade Rumors projected him to make $2.2 million.