I really didn’t want to write this, but I saw this one coming.
Last week, I started working on an article on Felix Hernandez‘s precipitous drop in velocity and how it was impacting his performance. Hernandez’s sinker, which serves as his fastball, has lived in the mid-80s all spring.
The signs of physical wear were evident. It’s been gradual over the years, but it’s in full effect now. Continue reading “Down Goes Felix, Showing O’s Can’t Expect the King to Reign Again”