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Fernandez throws off mound

Ace set to return on Thursday

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MIAMI – Marlins ace Jose Fernandez is getting ready for his return on Thursday.

Fernandez posted a picture of himself throwing at Marlins Park.

He wrote, "Blessed & humbled to 'trust the process' and throw off this mound again."

Fernandez has been working his way back from Tommy John surgery.

He will start for the Marlins for the first time this season on Thursday against the San Francisco Giants.


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