Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/4/12
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Finding the good in the bad It’s been a long season for the Seattle Mariners, and personally a long season for this pundit. I’ve done a lot of these “love ‘em & hate ‘em” pieces for a lot of games. Some were fun, some were horribly depressing. That’s pretty indicative of the 2012 Seattle Mariners. At times they were a joy to watch. Other times, it was all you could do to look away. Here are a few of the best, and worst, points of the 2012 season. Love ‘em Felix Hernandez Throws a Perfect Game By far the biggest highlight of the year. Perhaps even one of the biggest moments of the franchise. August 15, 2012, Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Starting for the M’s would be Felix Hernandez. He stepped onto the mound one of the best pitchers in Mariners history. Nine frames later and he stepped off as the best. Nine innings, 12 strikeouts, zero hits, zero walks and zero errors. Not only was this the first perfect game of Hernandez’s career, but the fi...
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