Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/14/13
M’s make headlines It’s been a crazy week for the Mariners, and things reached an apex Wednesday. Here’s the big headlines from Seattle’s exciting day. Seattle finalizes deal with King Felix After some minor bumps in the road, the Seattle Mariners have finalized a contract extension with ace pitcher Felix Hernandez. It was originally reported early last week that the Mariners had agreed to extend Hernandez to a seven-year, $175 million contract extension that would take the place of his remaining two years with the M’s. But, the two sides reached a hiccup, when it was reported that the Mariners had concern over Hernandez’s pitching elbow. Despite the bump in the road, both sides were determined to get a deal done, and it has officially been finalized. As MLB Trade Rumors reported Wednesday, both sides have finalized the new deal. The outline remains the same—making Hernandez the most paid pitcher in MLB history. The only major changes is that now the deal has a full no trade clause, and
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