Sport Today Felix Hernandez reached 2,501 strikeouts

Felix Hernandez reached 2,501 strikeouts


The carabobeño Felix Hernandez stumbled again yesterday with the same stone of New York, but in Boston and with a smaller time.

The right-hander was beaten with seven runs in two innings and a third in the Red Sox '9-5 win over the Mariners and he took his fourth setback of the year, in what could have been an afternoon with better memories for the history, He arrived at the 2,501 strikeouts in MLB, with his three prescriptions in the afternoon.

The "King" had the advantage of 4-0 after two innings. However, he allowed five singles and two walks in that chapter and the seven came to score. The key hit of the episode was a three-run home run by Sandy León, the first of the year for the receiver, who finished the day 3-1, with scored, three produced and a passport. In the same commitment, Omar Narváez also went to the street, for the sixth time in the year (4-2, CA, CI, .297).

Felix drops his record to 1-4 with a 6.52 ERA and although he remains fourth in strikeouts among Latinos, behind Pedro Martinez (3,154), Javier Vázquez (2,536) and Bartolo Colón (2,535), he must make adjustments before let it be too late

With 33 years and 33 days old, Hernandez became the 36th pitcher to reach 2,500 strikeouts. Only Halls of Fame Nolan Ryan, Walter Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Tom Seaver and Bert Blyleven were younger when they arrived at that number.

Hernandez is only the fourth active pitcher with 2,500 strikeouts. The others are CC Sabathia, Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer.


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