Felix Hernandez will put his undefeated Opening Day record to the test on Monday against the Los Angeles Angels of Aneheim.
It’s no secret Felix Hernandez thrives in big moments for the Mariners, and in baseball’s regular season, there are few spotlights brighter than Opening Day.
Opening Day 2015Mariners vs. Angels, Monday 1:10 p.m., Safeco Field; TV: ROOT, Radio: 710 ESPN
The 28-year-old ace has already graced the mound on Opening Day seven times for the Mariners, sporting an impressive 5-0 record with a 1.55 ERA in those starts. Whether it’s in Oakland, Seattle or Tokyo, nothing rings in the Mariners season quite like a quality King Felix start, and maybe a celebratory roar to go with it.
The Mariners — having won their last eight Opening Day games — will once again look to start the season untarnished, as Hernandez gets the nod against the Los Angeles Angels of Aneheim at 1:10 p.m. on Monday at Safeco Field.
Scroll down to relive some of Hernandez’s finest Opening Day moments.
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April 2, 2007:
W, 8 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 12 SO, 111 pit
April 6, 2009:
W, 8 IP, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO, 97 pit
April 5, 2010:
ND, 6.2 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 6 BB, 4 SO, 101 pit
April 1, 2011:
W, 9 IP (CG), 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO, 104 pit
March 28, 2012:
ND, 8 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO, 104 pit
April 1, 2013:
W, 7.2 IP, 3 H, o ER, 1 BB, 8 SO, 109 pit
March 31, 2014:
W, 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 11 SO, 103 pit