King Felix Making Rehab Start with Tacoma in San Antonio

Felix Hernandez (Jeff Halstead)

By Tacoma Rainiers | June 14, 2019 3:24 PM

Former AL Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez will make a rehab appearance with the Tacoma Rainiers (32-35) San Antonio against the Missions (41-26) on Friday. First pitch is at 5:05 PM PDT. Hernandez was added to the 10-day IL on May 12 with right shoulder inflammation and his making his first rehab outing on Friday. The 6-time All-Star last pitched for the Rainiers in 2017 when he made three rehab appearances.

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Tacoma is celebrating its 25th season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners and its 60th season in the Pacific Coast League.

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Last Game

The Rainiers lost to San Antonio on Thursday, falling by the score of 15-1. Chris Mariscal went 1-for-2 with a home run and an RBI to lead Tacoma.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Austin Nola, .328
ON-BASE PCT: Nola, .418
SLUGGING PCT: Jaycob Brugman, .667
HOME RUNS: Jose Lobaton, 8
RBI: Kristopher Negron, 43
SB: Ian Miller, 18
WINS: Jonathon Niese, 3
ERA: Matt Carasiti, 2.73
STRIKEOUTS: Justus Sheffield, 48

Next Up

SAT: @ Round Rock, 4:05 PM PDT
SUN: @ Round Rock, 4:05 PM PDT
MON: @ Round Rock, 5:05 PM PDT
TUE: @ Round Rock, 5:05 PM PDT
THU: vs. El Paso, 7:05 PM PDT | Thirsty Thursday

About Cheney Stadium

Since 1960, Cheney Stadium has stood proudly as an anchoring crown jewel in the heart of Central Tacoma. In 2010, the stadium fondly regarded as "R House" underwent a massive transformation to compete as a state-of-the-art entertainment venue in the modern era of professional sports. Once merely the grounds for the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers baseball team, Cheney Stadium is now also home to a pair of professional soccer clubs: Reign FC of the National Women's Soccer League and Tacoma Defiance, the highest-level USL squad for Seattle Sounders FC.

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The Tacoma Rainiers are the Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. Season and single-match tickets for the 2019 season at Cheney Stadium, including hospitality and group ticket options, are now available at tacomarainiers.com/tickets or by contacting the We R Tacoma front office at (253) 752-7707. We R Tacoma is the overseeing body of the Tacoma Rainiers, Reign FC of the NWSL and Tacoma Defiance, USL Championship affiliate of Seattle Sounders FC.


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