Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/15/12
Happy Perfect Felix Day We have a new Northwest sports moment in time as 21,889 Major League baseball fans witnessed MLB history today at Safeco Field in Seattle. The King, Felix Hernandez today showed some of the best form we’ve ever seen from him in a Seattle uniform to pitch a Perfect Game in front of the Kings Court and M’s faithful. Final score Seattle 1 Tampa Bay 0. 27 Up 27 Down for the KING! What a great couple of days the Seattle Mariners have had. Coming into today the King was 6-0 with a 1.73 ERA (16 ER, 83.1 IP) over his last 11 games. Hernandez hasn’t lost since June 12 to the San Diego Padres and had given up two or fewer runs in nine of his last 11 starts. I’d say he likes pitching against the Rays. That might be an understatement. He allowed just one run and five hits in eight innings in their April outing. Before today he was 3-2 with a 2.28 ERA in 10 career starts against Tampa. A Gem The fastball was on. The change up was incredible, and I do mean incredible.
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