No King Felix for Yanks

The Yankees caught a major break with the rain Wednesday as the Seattle Mariners will not start Felix Hernandez on Thursday against the Yankees. Instead it will be lefty Roenis Elias.

Felix Hernandez

Felix Hernandez

#34 SP
Seattle Mariners

2014 STATS

  • GM6
  • W3

  • L1

  • BB7

  • K47

  • ERA2.40

The Yankees will start Hiroki Kuroda. They will skip David Phelps, who was supposed to pitch Wednesday.

Hernandez has been amazing at the new Yankee Stadium, going 4-1 with a 1.18 in the building. Elias, a rookie, has never pitched in the Bronx. He is 1-2 with a 3.54 ERA overall.

As for a make-up date for Wednesday's game, it will be played on June 2 at 7:05 p.m.