Making Venezuela Proud – Felix’s 2,000 Strikeouts
Seattle wasn’t the only place that enjoyed watching Felix Hernandez 2,000th strikeout yesterday against Oakland. Venezuelan baseball fans have been watching Felix mature into the Ace that he has become over the last decade and watching #2,000 was just as much fun for them as it was for his fans in Seattle.
Here are a few links (in Spanish) to the Felix Hernandez 2,000 strikeouts coverage in his home country:
- El Universal: Felix Hernandez es el primer Venezolano con 2.000 ponches
- El Universal: Felix Hernandez: “Fue un momento especial, se lo dedico a mi madre”
- El Universal: 2.001 y contando
- El Nacional: Felix Hernandez llego a 2.000 ponches en la MLB
- El Nacional: Manager de Felix Hernandez: “Estamos bendecidos por ser testigos de esto”
- Diario La Verdad: Un “Rey” de dos mil quilates
- Correo Del Caroni: “El Rey” regalo un triunfo a las madres en su dia
- Noticia Al Dia: Felix Hernandez entra en la lista de los pitchers con 2.000 ponches y sigue invicto
Wilmer Reina, a reporter for Diario La Verdad, shared with the Mariners the art for this morning’s edition that featured Felix Hernandez. The awesome graphic breaks down his strikeouts by team, ballpark, players, rankings and more. Click on the photo below to see it in full size.