Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 6/13/12
Felix Rusty in Return, M’s Drop Series Opener The Headline: Felix Hernandez returned to the mound, but rustiness and a lack of runs ruins the party for the Seattle Mariners. Seattle Mariners 4, San Diego Padres 5 When: 10:10 ET, Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Where: Safeco Field, Seattle Temperature: 61 Umpires: Home — Jerry Meals, 1B — Gary Darling, 2B — Paul Emmel, 3B — Scott Barry Attendance: 13,048 Love ‘em 1. King Felix Returns… After tweaking his back in his last start (June 1st), Felix Hernandez was skipped in the rotation and pushed back to tonight. With the way the season has gone, Seattle’s lucky Felix only missed one start. They would definitely be hurting if their ace hit the shelf with a prolonged injury. It was nice to see Hernandez take the mound once again tonight. 2. Saunders Keeps Rolling Michael Saunders has been enjoying an explosive June in which he’s hitting .389 with 2 home runs. However, his month started with six away games, and you never know how a hot hitter will
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