5 facts about Felix
Here are five facts you might not know about tonight’s starting pitcher Felix Doubront.
- He changed his number to 22 this season, a number that has been worn by 35 Red Sox players, including Bill Buckner (in 1990)
- From the current Astro’s roster Doubront has only previously faced Carlos Pena and Chris Carter, he’s held them to a .111 batting average, striking out Pena 5 times in 8 plate appearances
- On average, Doubront is allowing less than 1 hit per inning so far this season
- He’s had the most run support of all the Boston starters, an average of 7.62 runs per appearance.
- He hasn’t pitched through the seventh inning in 3 starts this year, in 2012 he only completed 7 innings 3 times all year and never pitched deeper