Veteran right-hander Felix Hernandez, who’s making an attempt to make the Baltimore Orioles’ Opening Day roster after signing a minor-league deal, is getting therapy for an elbow damage.
Hernandez, who will flip 35 on April 8, was faraway from Tuesday’s spring coaching sport in opposition to the Tampa Bays after one inning. He had two strikeouts.
A number of reviews point out Hernandez began therapy Wednesday for proper elbow discomfort and is being listed as daily. In keeping with The Athletic, there isn’t any timetable for him to return to the mound and the staff has not scheduled an MRI examination.
Hernandez has not pitched in a serious league sport since 2019, when he was within the final of his 15 seasons with the Seattle Mariners. He signed with the Atlanta Braves in 2020 however opted out of the delayed season.
In keeping with the phrases of his minor league cope with the Orioles, he was set to make $1 million if he made the large league roster.
Hernandez gained the Cy Younger Award in 2010 when he led the majors with a 2.27 ERA and topped the AL with 249 2/3 innings pitched. With Seattle, he gained 10 or extra video games 10 occasions whereas additionally beginning 30 or extra video games in 10 consecutive seasons from 2006-15.
Generally known as “King Felix” round baseball, he once more led the AL in ERA in 2014 (2.14) and struck out over 200 hitters in six straight seasons (2009-14).
In 2012, he tossed an ideal sport and struck out 12 in a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. That stands as the newest good sport in main league historical past.
Hernandez is 169-136 in his profession with 2,524 strikeouts and a 3.42 ERA in 419 video games (418 begins).
–Area Degree Media