Felix Hernandez found success with all four of his pitches, throwing his first complete game in more than a year to lead the Seattle Mariners past the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Wednesday night. Hernandez struck out eight in an eight-hitter, retiring 16 of 18 during one stretch. He threw 115 pitches in a game that took only 2 hours, 9 minutes.
Jose Vidro hit a two-run double off Joe Blanton, Adrian Beltre doubled twice and drove in a run and Raul Ibanez had three hits, an RBI and scored twice for Seattle. Hernandez (2-0) lowered his ERA from 1.66 to 1.52. He already held a 3-0 lead when he took the mound in the bottom of the first.