Felix Hernandez News Archive
Hernandez pitched 5.1 shutout innings in his final start of the season Sunday, allowing one hit and no walks with seven strikeouts in a win against the Angels.
Hernandez's ERA dropped from 2.34 to 2.18 Saturday when a scoring change resulted in four fewer earned runs from his last start Tuesday against the Blue Jays, the Associated Press reports.
Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon expects Hernandez to start Sunday against the Angels, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. "That could change, but as we speak now, I fully expect him to pitch," McClendon said Wednesday.
Hernandez was lit up by the Jays on Tuesday, getting touched up for eight runs -- all of them earned -- on seven hits over 4.2 innings while walking three and fanning four in the loss.
Hernandez pitched seven shutout innings Thursday, allowing three hits and two walks with 11 strikeouts but received zero run support for no decision against the Angels.
Hernandez pitched a strong seven innings Saturday, allowing two runs on seven hits and no walks with eight strikeouts against the A's.
Hernandez threw six shutout innings Monday, allowing five hits while walking four and striking out eight Astros but did not receive a decision.
Hernandez struck out four and walked two while giving up one run on three hits over eight innings to earn his 14th win of the season Wednesday.