Posted April 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Felix Hernandez finally presented former Mariners catcher John Jaso with the perfect gift: a shiny Rolex for catching King Felix's perfecto last August against the Rays. Jaso then expressed thanks in a very odd way -- he broke up Hernandez's bid at a perfect game on Opening Day. A clubhouse employee delivered the gold watch from Seattle's side to the Oakland clubhouse for Jaso about 90 minutes before first pitch in the Mariners-Athletics season opener Monday night. ''Getting to be a part of it is way bigger than this, but this is definitely a really nice gesture,'' Jaso said. ''He really didn't have to. I was really just happy with being behind the plate. He came through.'' Then, with one out in the top of the fourth and the A's yet to get a baserunner, Jaso doubled to left-center. However, he would be stranded as the game stood scoreless until the Mariners scored two in the fifth. Hernandez, who made his first start since signing a $175 million, seven-year contract in February...
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