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Felix Hernandez has had a pretty impressive career so far with some quality achievements. He hit a grand slam in 2008, he pitched a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays in 2012, he’s struck out over 1,500 hitters, and now, he has 100 career victories.
At the tender age of 19, Felix Hernandez made his Major League debut with the Seattle Mariners, going five innings in a loss to the Tigers. Just about seven and a half years later, King Felix has gained his one hundredth career victory, going six shutout innings in a 7-1 win over the Houston Astros, striking out nine while walking one and allowing five hits while throwing 93 pitches. Throughout the game which secured his historic victory, Hernandez appeared to have very few issues, with only three runners making it past first base, all on doubles.
Over his career, Hernandez has shown amazing consistency and durability not seen in many pitchers in this day and age. Averaging 232 innings per year with well over 200 strike-outs each of...
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As the Mariners departed for Texas, they were coming off a solid home stand where they went 4-6. Texas was not as kind to the Mariners as they were swept by the Rangers and lost two out of three to the Astros, their second series loss to the Astros this season. At 8 up and 15 down, the Mariners are hardly at the stage they hoped to be at this early in the 2013 season. After...
Happy Felix Day! Mariners win big over Astros 7-1
What a day. What a day! Felix Hernandez struck out 9 in 6 shutout innings while notching his 100th career victory as visiting Seattle beat Houston in the opener of a three-game series.
Slow starting Kyle Seager went 2-for-5 and extended his hitting streak to 11 games. Franklin Gutierrez exited after four innings with hamstring...
Mariners vs. Astros Game 1 Preview
Happy Felix Day folks!
Mariners RH Felix Hernandez (1-2, 2.20 ERA) vs. Astros RH Brad Peacock (1-1, 5.27)
Things have to turn around. The Mariners have struck out 63 times over their last five games. Houston won two of three games in Seattle earlier this month, and scored 24 runs in the victories.
The Astros are at the bottom of the...
MLB News: The Seattle Mariners recalled outfielder Carlos Peguero from Triple-A Tacoma to take the roster spot of outfielder Franklin Gutierrez who was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring. Peguero should see a good portion of time while Gutierrez heals. He will most likely be out for three-four weeks.
Fantasy Ramifications: While not a stud...
Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge is mad as hell and he's not going to take it anymore.
At least that's how he seemed after his team's 10-3 loss to the Houston Astros Wednesday night. That gave the Mariners their second series loss of the season to the Astros, and it's only April.
Houston was generally considered to be the worst team in MLB — if for no...
The Seattle Mariners have placed outfielder Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
Gutierrez was injured on Monday night trying to make a diving catch in the fourth inning against the Astros. He has struggled with injuries in his career, and this is the fifth time he's been on the disabled list since the beginning of the 2011 season....
Seattle Mariners outfielder Eric Wedge told reporters -- including Greg Johns of MLB.com -- that the team is expecting to get outfielder Michael Saunders back from the disabled list next week.
Saunders is set to head out on a minor league rehab assignment with Seattle's Triple-A club over the weekend. If all goes well during the rehab stint, Saunders should be activated...
Game 3 Mariners vs. Astros Preview
Time for the series clincher! The biggest matchup thus far this season. The turning point! Have I built it up enough?
Half of the Houstons victories have come against Seattle. The Astros look to beat the visiting Mariners for the fourth time this season when the teams conclude a three-game series on Wednesday.
Mariners LH Joe Saunders...
With Brendan Ryan’s glove being benched because his bat cannot be carried by an offensively challenged club any longer, we look at the in-house options for the Mariners and examine their skillsets and development timeline
Ben and Paul talk to Corey Dawkins about Chad Billingsley`s elbow, then discuss the Mariners` decision to start Robert Andino over Brendan Ryan and the state of Seattle`s organization.
Felix Hernandez pitched six scoreless innings for his 100th career win and Seattle homered three times to back him up in a 7-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Hernandez (2-2) reached the milestone in his fourth try to join Jamie Moyer (145) and Randy Johnson (130) as the only pitchers to reach 100 wins with the Mariners.
Hernandez allowed five hits and struck out...
Photo Credit: Pat Sullivan/Associated Press
Franklin Gutierrez has been known to be a fragile player over the past couple years, not even coming close to playing a full season. But in his first two years in Seattle, he sat out only 19 games total, yet in his last two he has missed over 100. At this point, Seattle fans have simply begun to expect an injury from Guti, and this...