Seattle’s Felix Hernandez gets 2,500th career strikeout

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              Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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BOSTON (AP) — Seattle’s Félix Hernández became the 36th major league pitcher with 2,500 career strikeouts, getting it in the second inning Saturday against the Boston Red Sox.

The 33-year-old right-hander fanned rookie Michael Chavis looking with a 92 mph fastball for the milestone.

Hernández is the fourth active pitcher to reach the mark — behind the YankeesCC Sabathia, Houston’s Justin Verlander and Washington’s Max Scherzer.