Felix Hernandez News Archive
Hernandez (back) lasted a mere five innings Sunday, allowing six runs (five earned) on eight hits and two walks to go with eight strikeouts, as Seattle was blanked in Cleveland.
Manager Eric Wedge said Hernandez (back) was feeling sore Wednesday morning but should be fine to make his next start, MLB.com reports.
Hernandez was pulled after six innings Tuesday at the Yankees because of a back spasm, and "[u]nder any other circumstance, I want to send Felix back out there," manager Eric Wedge told the Tacoma News Tribune.
Hernandez tweaked his back on a throw to second base in the sixth inning of Tuesday's game, but says he's fine and should be ready for his next start, MLB.com reports.
Hernandez left Tuesday's game against the Yankees after six innings. He apparently suffered an injury in a mild collision at first base with New York's Lyle Overbay.
Hernandez's next start will come Tuesday against the Yankees, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
Hernandez threw eight dominant innings Wednesday for the third consecutive start, allowing one run on six hits and a walk at Pittsburgh. He struck out five to win his fourth game of the season.
Hernandez threw eight shutout innings Friday, allowing five hits and no walks with seven strikeouts at Toronto.
Hernandez pitched eight strong innings Saturday, allowing two runs -- one earned -- on five hits and a walk. He struck out seven in a win against the Angels.