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Nine things to know about the best changeup in baseball | FOX Sports

You don’t know Jack about Felix Hernandez’s change up.

Jim Furtado Posted: July 19, 2014 at 01:20 PM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: felix hernandez, mariners

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   1. ursus arctos Posted: July 19, 2014 at 07:36 PM (#4754520)
I really enjoyed this piece.
   2. Renegade (((JE))) Posted: July 19, 2014 at 08:06 PM (#4754529)
Wait a sec, I thought Jeff Garlin threw the best changeup?
   3. bookbook Posted: July 19, 2014 at 10:19 PM (#4754567)
Seattle is the land of change ups. King Felix, Jamie Moyer, Randy Johnson.
   4. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: July 19, 2014 at 10:33 PM (#4754569)
Well played, JE.
   5. shoewizard Posted: July 20, 2014 at 08:35 AM (#4754629)
Had the pleasure of watching him pitch this game last year while visiting seattle.

Didnt seem like he topped 93 all day and most of the k,s looked like guys just off balance and reaching. I was shocked. It was not what i was expecting.
   6. ursus arctos Posted: July 20, 2014 at 08:48 AM (#4754631)
Felix tied Chief Bender's 107 year old AL record last night with his 12th consecutive start going at least 7 innings and allowing no more than 2 runs.
   7. cardsfanboy Posted: July 20, 2014 at 12:36 PM (#4754675)
Felix tied Chief Bender's 107 year old AL record last night with his 12th consecutive start going at least 7 innings and allowing no more than 2 runs


Gaylord Perry went 15(14 complete) games with no more than 2 earned runs in 1974...but his 12th game he did allow 3 runs, just one of them was unearned. Randy did it 14 times but again had 3 unearned runs in the 10th game.(1999)

It looks like the NL record is Tom Seaver with 13 in 1971 and Hernandez is tied with 4 others(no data prior to 1914 so no Chief Bender on this list) Dwight Gooden(1986), Mike Scott(1986), Ferdie Schupp(1917).(Cueto made it to 10 spanning two seasons at the beginning of this year)

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