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Sport Felix Hernandez receiving interest, excited to pitch in 2020

18:10  18 december  2019
18:10  18 december  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

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While starting pitcher Felix Hernandez received a standing ovation in his final start with the Seattle Mariners, it will reportedly might not be the last time he takes the mound for an MLB team.

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According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, Hernandez is drawing interest across the league and he is excited to pitch and take advantage of a new opportunity next season.

The 33-year-old struggled during the 2019 season as injuries held him back. He landed on the injured list in May with a shoulder injury and it sidelined him until August.

Across 15 starts this past season, Hernandez recorded a 6.40 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 71.2 innings. Now, Hernandez is hopeful that a fresh start can help him deliver one more effective season as a pitcher.

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Hernandez might have to settle for a minor-league contract with a team and a chance to compete for a rotation spot in spring training. Turning 34 in April, Hernandez has a career 3.42 ERA. 1.21 WHIP and 2,524 strikeouts across 2,729.2 innings.

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