Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/30/12
Cold to Hot back to Cold? April 30th – May 3rd The Seattle Mariners (11-12) are 4-2 so far on this road trip after sweeping the Tigers and taking one of three in Toronto.  Tampa Bay (14-8) is off to a stellar start and have been dominating the competition. This is especially true in games against the A.L. West including sweeping the Angels and taking two of three in a series against Texas. Pitching match ups: Game 24: RHP – Felix Hernandez vs. RHP – Jeremy Hellickson Felix held the Tigers to just a single run in his 7 innings of work in his last start.  The King seems to have settled nicely on his throne.  If his velocity is concerning his control is not.  That is good news. Last year’s Tampa Bay team hit only .218 against Felix Left handed batters are having better luck against the former Cy Young award winner with .235 vs .171 for righties so far this year. Felix’s current line: 2-1 /  2.48 ERA  / 33 SO / 8 BB / 1.02 WHIP Hellickson who was 13-10 for the Rays last season is of...
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