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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Astros Dethrone Felix

June 13,2015

Felix Hernandez couldn't make it out of the first inning yesterday in Houston. Hernandez pitched just 1/3 of an inning, tying the shortest start of his career. He agreed after the game , "I killed the bullpen, Its my fault, this is the worst start of my career.".

Houston scored eight runs in the first inning, all eight off Hernandez. His ERA jumped from 2.51 to 3.38. Houston went on to win 10-0. The game also featured the first homerun by rookie Astros Carlos Correa, and Seattle back up catcher Jesus Sucre take the mound in the eighth and pitch a scoreless inning.