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Alfredo Fernandez, Wizards win two

Jon Huber

A 19 year old in Portland? His name is Alfredo Fernandez and he started for the Beavers on Monday. He had never pitched above Idaho Falls! Mobile had the lead in the twelfth and lost it before winning in 14. Jon Huber was lights out again but a bullpen of Kevin Beavers and Natanael Mateo blew the lead and more. Fort Wayne finished off the suspended game with a victory and won decisively in the second game. Peeter Ramos has turned into an RBI machine over the last two weeks.

Portland won 3-2 Alfredo Fernandez, a 19-year-old who was summoned late Sunday night from the team's spring training headquarters in Peoria, Ariz. to make the spot start for the Beavers. Fernandez had never pitched above Idaho Falls! He was 0-5 for the Pioneer League squad last season with a 6.34 ERA in 11 starts. On Monday, he went 4.2 innings and gave up four hits and two walks while... Recommended Stories

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