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Felix Hernandez had his mind made up that he would get the Seattle Mariners' season off to a strong start and provide a little bit of momentum on April 1.
No arguing that. He delivered against the defending AL West champions.
Hernandez struck out eight on opening day in his first start since signing a $175 million, seven-year contract in February, and the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Monday night.
''It feels pretty good,'' Hernandez said. ''I was hoping to get us started the right way, and with a win it works out pretty good. It's pretty special.''
King Felix surrendered one walk while pitching 7 2/3 scoreless innings. He didn't allow a hit until John Jaso doubled to left-center with one out in the fourth, only a couple of hours after the pitcher gifted his former backstop with a Rolex watch for catching his perfect game in August against the Rays.
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His usual carefree self, Felix Hernandez danced in the visitors clubhouse to his techno ''house music'' Sunday.
It's fitting that Hernandez will make his season debut and first outing since landing a $175 million, seven-year contract against the Oakland Athletics.
The Seattle ace always faces them to start, or so it seems to the A's.
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez did right by the catcher that was on the other side of his perfect game last August.
Hernandez gifted Oakland A’s catcher John Jaso with a brand new Rolex for their perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Before Monday's Mariners-Athletics game, Seattle starting pitcher Felix Hernandez gave Oakland catcher John Jaso a gift: a brand new gold Rolex. What's the occasion? Well, the former Mariner Jaso was the catcher for Hernandez's perfect game in Seattle last summer. The back of the watch is inscribed with "8/15/12", the date of the perfect game.
Last August, Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez tossed the first perfect game in franchise history. His catcher in that game was John Jaso.On Monday, Hernandez and Jaso were reunited again, except this time they were wearing different uniforms.Jaso, who is now a member of the Oakland A's after being traded in the offseason, squared off against his former teammate as the A&...
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.
Felix Hernandez finally presented former Mariners catcher John Jaso with the perfect gift: a shiny Rolex for catching King Felix's perfecto last August.
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. Hernandez, set to make his first...
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