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Félix Hernández
ERA W-L K
3.82 11-8 122
Team: SeattleHt / Wt: 6-3 / 225 NFBC ADP: 51.55
Position: SPBorn: 4/8/1986 Birthplace: Valencia, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Mariners (2002)


Latest News
Oct. 3 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Hernandez allowed three runs and four hits over three innings in Sunday's season finale against the A's.
Analysis: Hernandez struggled down the stretch, going 2-4 with a 6.06 ERA in his last seven starts. He finishes the year 11-8 with a 3.82 ERA in 25 starts.
Sep. 27 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET23:55 ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST11:25 PM VEN7:55 UAE (+1)10:55 PM CT-Hernandez had a rough night Tuesday as he lost at Houston, allowing eight runs - four earned - and 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Analysis: The Texas teams have beaten up the ace right-hander recently. Over his last six starts, he's faced the Astros and Rangers twice apiece, allowing at least six tuns each time. Hernandez didn't give up a run in his other two outings during that span. He's scheduled to face the A's in Seattle's regular-season finale, and Hernandez is 10-2 with a 2.30 ERA against them since the start of 2013.
Sep. 21 11:44 PM PT12:44 AM MT1:44 AM CT2:44 AM ET2:44 ET6:44 GMT14:44 11:44 PM MST1:44 AM EST2:14 AM VEN10:44 UAE1:44 AM CT-Hernandez was on his way to picking up a win after allowing two hits and three walks in seven scoreless innings Wednesday, but the Blue Jays scored in the ninth before the Mariners won 2-1 in 12.
Analysis: Seattle's veteran ace posted a 7.65 ERA over his previous four starts and was tagged for six runs in 4 1/3 innings in his last outing Sept. 16 against the Astros. Hernandez is scheduled to pitch in Houston on Tuesday.
Sep. 17 10:07 AM PT11:07 AM MT12:07 PM CT1:07 PM ET13:07 ET17:07 GMT1:07 10:07 AM MST12:07 PM EST12:37 PM VEN21:07 UAE12:07 PM CT-Hernandez (11-6) stumbled in his biggest start of the season Friday. With the Mariners on an eight-game win streak and back in the wild-card race, he failed to get through five innings, giving up five earned runs and eight hits in a 6-0 loss to the Astros.
Analysis: The right-hander has a 7.65 ERA over his last four starts while allowing 24 hits - five homers - and 12 walks in 20 innings.
Sep. 10 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET23:38 ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST11:08 PM VEN7:38 UAE (+1)10:38 PM CT-Hernandez bounced back from a pair of rough starts by scattering six hits and one walk over six scoreless innings to defeat Oakland on Saturday.
Analysis: The Seattle ace had been tagged for 12 runs while issuing eight walks over 9 2/3 innings over his previous two outings, though he still won the last. Hernandez isn't the dominant pitcher he used to be, but he's still 7-1 with a respectable 3.96 ERA over his past 10 starts.
Sep. 6 8:00 AM PT9:00 AM MT10:00 AM CT11:00 AM ET11:00 ET15:00 GMT23:00 8:00 AM MST10:00 AM EST10:30 AM VEN19:00 UAE10:00 AM CT-Hernandez struggled in his matchup with Cole Hamels on Monday. He allowed six runs and six hits over 5 2/3 innings in a 14-6 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: It was the second straight poor outing for Hernandez, who has given up 12 runs over 9 2/3 innings over that span.
Aug. 31 5:17 PM PT6:17 PM MT7:17 PM CT8:17 PM ET20:17 ET0:17 GMT8:17 5:17 PM MST7:17 PM EST7:47 PM VEN4:17 UAE (+1)7:17 PM CT-Hernandez's eight-start unbeaten stretch came to a crashing halt Wednesday as he surrendered a grand slam to Texas' Carlos Gomez in matching his shortest outing of the season. The right-hander tied a season high by allowing six earned runs, coming out after four innings in his first loss since May 27.
Analysis: Hernandez was 5-0 in his previous eight starts and had a 1.86 ERA in his last four.
Aug. 31 11:09 PM PT12:09 AM MT1:09 AM CT2:09 AM ET2:09 ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST1:39 AM VEN10:09 UAE1:09 AM CT-Hernandez (9-4, 3.14) tries to win his sixth straight decision when Seattle wraps a series at Texas on Wednesday.
Analysis: Hernandez hasn't lost since returning from the disabled list on July 20 and has a 2.43 ERA in five August starts.
Aug. 26 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Hernandez shined again Friday, allowing one run over 7 1/3 innings in a 3-1 win over the White Sox.
Analysis: King Felix has gone 3-0 with a 1.86 ERA over his last four starts and hasn't lost since May 27.
Aug. 21 8:06 AM PT9:06 AM MT10:06 AM CT11:06 AM ET11:06 ET15:06 GMT23:06 8:06 AM MST10:06 AM EST10:36 AM VEN19:06 UAE10:06 AM CT-Hernandez remained unbeaten since the All-Star break after striking out eight and limiting Milwaukee to two runs over eight sharp innings in Seattle's 8-2 win Saturday.
Analysis: Hernandez improved to 4-0 in seven starts since returning from a calf strain and owns a 2.08 ERA over his last three. The accomplished right-hander has notched eight strikeouts while surrendering two or less runs in each of those three outings. He'll next take the mound Friday at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field, where Hernandez is just 1-5 in his career.
Aug. 16 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Hernandez struck out eight while holding the Angels to two runs over 6 2/3 innings to earn his seventh win of the season.
Analysis: The Seattle ace is now 3-0 with a 3.58 ERA over his last five starts and has racked up eight strikeouts in three of his past four. Walks have been a bit of an issue of late, though, as Hernandez has issued 16 during that four-start stretch.
Aug. 11 11:22 AM PT12:22 PM MT1:22 PM CT2:22 PM ET14:22 ET18:22 GMT2:22 11:22 AM MST1:22 PM EST1:52 PM VEN22:22 UAE1:22 PM CT-Hernandez held Detroit to three hits and one run in seven innings Wednesday while striking out eight, though he did walk four batters and threw a season-high 117 pitches in a no-decision.
Analysis: The ace right-hander has given up a mere eight hits in his last three starts - a span of 20 innings - but has issued 12 free passes.
Aug. 6 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET12:41 ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST12:11 PM VEN20:41 UAE11:41 AM CT-Hernandez allowed four runs and three hits in eight innings in Friday's 6-4 win over the Angels.
Analysis: Hernandez settled down after giving up a three-run shot to Mike Trout in the first. He retired 12 of the next 13 and picked up his second win since coming off the disabled list. He'll make his next start Wednesday against a Tigers team he has routinely dominated. Since 2008, he is 7-1 with a 2.13 ERA in 10 starts versus Detroit and has a 1.98 ERA in six career starts against the Tigers in Seattle.
July 26 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-It was far from vintage but Hernandez recorded his first win in over two months Tuesday at Pittsburgh. He allowed four runs and nine hits over six innings in the 7-4 victory.
Analysis: Hernandez had allowed 11 runs and 18 hits over 12 2/3 innings in his two previous starts against Minnesota and the White Sox.
June 1 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET15:46 ET19:46 GMT3:46 12:46 PM MST2:46 PM EST3:16 PM VEN23:46 UAE2:46 PM CT-Hernandez, activated off the disabled list earlier in the day, allowed five runs on 10 hits in 6 2/3 innings Wednesday against the White Sox.
Analysis: This was not the way Hernandez wanted to return from the DL, but the Mariners managed to rally for a 6-5 win in 11. King Feliz has yielded 11 runs and 18 hits in 12 2/3 innings of his last two outings.
May 28 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET21:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST8:30 PM VEN5:00 UAE (+1)8:00 PM CT-Hernandez was shelled for six runs in six innings in Friday's loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: This was a result few could have seen coming, as the Twins have been one of the worst hitting teams and Hernandez fired six scoreless innings to beat Cincinnati his last time out. The Seattle ace still owns a 2.86 ERA and has produced a quality start in seven of his 10 outings.
May 22 8:58 AM PT9:58 AM MT10:58 AM CT11:58 AM ET11:58 ET15:58 GMT23:58 8:58 AM MST10:58 AM EST11:28 AM VEN19:58 UAE10:58 AM CT-Hernandez toyed with lowly Cincinnati on Saturday, yielding four hits and three walks over six scoreless innings in Seattle's 4-0 win.
Analysis: The effort lowered his ERA to 2.21, fourth-best in the American League. Since being rocked for eight runs in four innings against Oakland on May 4, Hernandez has bounced back to win two of three starts.
May 10 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Hernandez bounced back from a rough last start by tossing seven strong innings to beat Tampa Bay on Monday.
Analysis: After being tagged for eight runs in four innings Wednesday at Oakland, Hernandez allowed a pair of solo home runs and just two other hits to lower his ERA to 2.27.
May 5 4:03 PM PT5:03 PM MT6:03 PM CT7:03 PM ET19:03 ET23:03 GMT7:03 4:03 PM MST6:03 PM EST6:33 PM VEN3:03 UAE (+1)6:03 PM CT-Hernandez was hit hard by Oakland on Wednesday, surrendering eight runs - four earned - and nine hits in four-plus innings.
Analysis: The outing was by far Hernandez's worst of the season. He entered the matchup with a 1.38 ERA and beat Kansas City with 7 2/3 scoreless innings in Friday's previous start.
Apr. 30 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Hernandez picked up his second win of the season with a dominant 7 2/3 innings Friday against Kansas City.
Analysis: King Felix yielded five hits in the 1-0 victory to lower his ERA to 1.38 in five starts. He's held opposing hitters to a .165 average thus far.
Apr. 24 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Hernandez gave up three runs in seven innings of Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Angels.
Analysis: He surrendered five hits while walking two and striking out seven.
Apr. 22 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET17:41 ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST5:11 PM VEN1:41 UAE (+1)4:41 PM CT-Hernandez was scratched from Friday night's start against the Los Angeles Angels because of an illness.
Analysis: The Mariners tweeted that Hisashi Iwakuma (0-2, 4.50 ERA) will start in Hernandez's place. Hernandez is 1-1 with a 1.00 ERA in three starts this season.
Apr. 11 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Hernandez bounced back from a rough opener Sunday, allowing no runs and three hits with 10 strikeouts over seven innings in a 2-1, 10-inning loss to Oakland.
Analysis: Hernandez surrendered three runs - one earned - while walking five and hitting another batter in six innings of a 3-2 loss at Texas on April 4.
Apr. 5 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET17:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)4:08 PM CT-Hernandez only gave up one hit in six innings of Monday's 3-2 loss in Texas, but he walked five and allowed three runs to get stuck with the loss.
Analysis: Dating to last season, Hernandez has issued 18 walks in 32 2-3 innings over his last five starts.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2005 Sea 4 4 0 - 0 12 12 0 84.1 61 26 25 5 23 0 77 1.00 2.67
2006 Sea 12 14 0 - 0 31 31 2 191.0 195 105 96 23 60 2 176 1.34 4.52
2007 Sea 14 7 0 - 0 30 30 1 190.1 209 88 83 20 53 4 165 1.38 3.92
2008 Sea 9 11 0 - 0 31 31 2 200.2 198 85 77 17 80 7 175 1.39 3.45
2009 Sea 19 5 0 - 0 34 34 2 238.2 200 81 66 15 71 0 217 1.14 2.49
2010 Sea 13 12 0 - 0 34 34 6 249.2 194 80 63 17 70 1 232 1.06 2.27
2011 Sea 14 14 0 - 0 33 33 5 233.2 218 99 90 19 67 0 222 1.22 3.47
2012 Sea 13 9 0 - 0 33 33 5 232.0 209 84 79 14 56 0 223 1.14 3.06
2013 Sea 12 10 0 - 0 31 31 0 204.1 185 74 69 15 46 1 216 1.13 3.04
2014 Sea 15 6 0 - 0 34 34 0 236.0 170 68 56 16 46 1 248 0.92 2.14
2015 Sea 18 9 0 - 0 31 31 2 201.2 180 80 79 23 58 0 191 1.18 3.53
2016 Sea 11 8 0 - 0 25 25 0 153.1 138 76 65 19 65 0 122 1.32 3.82
Career 154 109 0 - 0 359 359 25 2415.2 2157 946 848 203 695 16 2264 1.18 3.16

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 Sea 31 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2007 Sea 30 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2008 Sea 31 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000
2009 Sea 34 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .143 .000
2010 Sea 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 Sea 33 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .143 .143 .143
2012 Sea 33 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667
2013 Sea 31 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .167 .000
2014 Sea 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Sea 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Sea 25 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 359 43 3 4 1 0 1 7 2 20 0 0 .093 .133 .186


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1147 93 87 90.5 46.76
Curveball 477 83 76 79.2 19.45
Slider 143 87 81 84.4 5.83
Changeup 686 90 82 87.1 27.97

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