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: Bacteria Levels Prompt Recreational Water Advisory At Cox's Point Park
Hernández opted out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns.READ MORE: Star Spangled Celebration: Fourth Of July Fireworks Light Up Baltimore's Skyline Once Again
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: BWI Fares Well Amid Mass Flight Delays, Cancellations Over Holiday Weekend