BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Orioles announced Wednesday night the team has signed former Cy Young winner Félix Hernández to a minor league contract.
Hernández will make $1 million, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott To Hold COVID-19 News Conference
Hernández opted out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns.READ MORE: Teens Shot In Baltimore Thursday Still In Hospital, One In Grave Condition; Police Following Leads
He is a six-time All-Star and the winner of the 2010 American League Cy Young Award.
Hernández, 35, has not pitched in the Majors since 2019. During his career, he won 169 games, recorded 2,524 strikeouts and posted an ERA of 3.42.MORE NEWS: President Joe Biden To Visit Emergent BioSolutions' Baltimore Lab Making Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week, White House Confirms