5 facts about Felix

Here are five facts you might not know about tonight’s starting pitcher Felix Doubront.

  1. He changed his number to 22 this season, a number that has been worn by 35 Red Sox players, including Bill Buckner (in 1990)
  2. 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
  3. On average, Doubront is allowing less than 1 hit per inning so far this season
  4. He’s had the most run support of all the Boston starters, an average of 7.62 runs per appearance.
  5. 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
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