Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Perfection never looked so good Finally it has happened. After 34 and a half years of Seattle Mariners baseball, one of our own has thrown a perfect game. Felix Hernandez faced 27 Tampa Bay Rays batters last Wednesday afternoon, and he sent them all back to the dugout without reaching base. Including 12 via the strikeout. Felix went on to win the AL Player of the Week award for his performance as well. Next up, AL Pitcher of the Month for August, to go along with the one that Jason Vargas won for the month of July. It’s beginning to feel a lot like 2001 in here isn’t it? A little to late, but winning baseball is still a lot better than losing baseball no matter what time of year it is. With that, I give you my top 10!  10: 5 in a row Starting with last Tuesdays win against the Rays, and concluding with a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins, the Mariners won 5 games in a row last week. I guess this is the time of year to be streaky. 9: Save maser J No, he’s probably not going t...
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