“King Felix” is at it again. Reigning Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez throws a pitch to Kelly Shoppach of the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, June 2, 2011. Hernandez and the Mariners went on to win the game 8-2.
Hernandez (6-4 record, 3.04 ERA) now has 92 strikeouts in 13 starts this season following his 11-strikeout performance against the Rays. He has three double-digit strikeout games in 2011 and currently leads the MLB in strikeouts.