Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/28/12
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MINNEAPOLIS Felix Hernandez's Seattle Mariners teammates are running out of superlatives to call their ace. King Felix will continue to do just fine. Two starts after tossing a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Hernandez picked up another complete game shutout Monday against Minnesota. He wasn't quite perfect, but the 26-year-old right-hander was certainly impressive in a 1-0 win over the Twins in which Hernandez allowed just five hits. He struck out five in his fifth complete game of the season to outduel Minnesota starter Liam Hendriks, who also went the distance. Monday's outing continued a special streak that Hernandez has put together since the middle of June. After giving up five runs in a 5-4 loss to San Diego on June 12, Hernandez has gone 9-0 with an ERA of 1.40 in 14 starts. During that stretch, he's tallied 100 strikeouts and walked just 17. In 10 of those 14 starts, Hernandez has allowed one or zero runs. Simply put, Hernandez is pitching in an entirely diffe...
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