Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/16/12
This season has not been one where Seattle Mariners and perfection have been used a lot in the same sentence.  But today, Wednesday, August 15th, the Seattle Mariners joined the storied list of franchises that own a perfect game to their credit.  Felix Hernandez showed why he is one of the best pitchers in baseball by throwing a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays.  This capped maybe the best six-game stretch of the year for the Mariners.  Seattle took two of three from the Angels including  beating A.L. Cy Young front runner Jared Weaver, and then took two of three from the Rays.  Seattle snapped Tampa’s seven game winning streak last night, before King Felix’s gem today. King Felix celebrates after throwing the first perfect game in Seattle Mariners’ history, a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.   And, it was just that.  Felix Hernandez handcuffed the Ray offense all day striking out twelve Ray batters.  He got stronger as the game went on striking out the side in the sixth and ...
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