Julian Antonio Fernández…resides in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic during the offseason...Mother, Yolanda Fernandez … has two sisters and one brother...Favorite player growing up was Manny Ramírez...Enjoys hunting birds and horse racing.
Made his Major League debut on Sept. 5 vs. Atlanta, his first of six Major League appearances...Had his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque on Sept. 1, his first career stint on the active roster...Made his debut on Sept. 5 vs. Atlanta … pitched a scoreless sixth inning before coming back out for the seventh and allowing three runs on three hits, including a home run to Austin Riley … of his 21 total pitches, 11 were 100 MPH or faster and five were over 101 MPH … his 102.4 MPH strikeout pitch to Dansby Swanson tied for the fourth-fastest pitch in the NL at the time...His 102.8 MPH on Oct. 2 at Arizona was the fastest pitch in Rockies history in the Statcast Era (since 2015) and tied for the fourth-fastest pitch in the Majors in 2021...Scored upon in three of his six outings … allowed three runs in each of his first two career appearances and two runs in his last appearance on Oct. 2 at Arizona...Went 3-2 with a 2.53 ERA (42.2 IP, 12 ER), 16 walks and 42 strikeouts in 44 total appearances between Double-A Hartford and Albuquerque … in 14 appearances with the Isotopes after July 26, went 1-0 with a 0.64 ERA (14.0 IP, 1 ER), four walks and 18 strikeouts.
Did not pitch due to the COVID-19 pandemic...Attended his second Major League Spring Training, his first since 2018…made one relief appearance, Feb. 27 at Oakland, and took the loss after allowing three runs on four hits in one inning pitched.
Missed the entire season as he continued his recovery from Tommy John surgery...Prior to the season, was claimed off waivers from San Francisco by Miami on Nov. 19, 2018...Placed on the Marlins' 60-day injured list on Feb. 13...Returned to Colorado as a Rule 5 Draft return by Miami, Oct. 19.
Missed entire season recovering from Tommy John surgery in San Francisco's organization. Giants had selected him second overall in MLB Phase of Rule 5 draft on December 14, 2017...Claimed off waivers from Giants by Miami on November 19, 2018.
Spent the entire season with the Asheville Tourists (A), going 1-2 with a 3.26 ERA (21er, 58.0ip) in 51 relief outings...struck out 57 batters over his 58.0 innings of work...Was acquired by San Francisco from Colorado in the Rule 5 Draft on December 14.
Posted a 1-2 record with a 1.17 ERA (3er, 23.0ip) in 21 games for the Boise Hawks (A)...Was named a Northwest League midseason All-Star...Recorded a league-leading 13 saves in 13 opportunities.
Appeared in 24 games for the DSL Rockies and went 3-2 with a 3.55 ERA (13er, 33.0ip) before being promoted to Rookie Level Grand Junction to end the season...His four saves with the DSL Rockies were tied for the team lead, while his 17 games finished were the most on the club.
Appeared in 18 games out of the bullpen for the DSL Rockies (R), going 1-0 with a 5.60 ERA (11er, 17.2ip)...Limited opposing batters to a .206 average in the second half of the season.