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Seattle's Felix Hernandez Throws Perfect Game

It's the first in team history, third in majors this year

(Newser) - Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez just made a little history: He tossed a perfect game in his team's 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, the first one in franchise history, reports the Seattle Times . It's only the 23rd in league history, but it happens to be No.... More »

Rangers Shut Out Mariners After Benches Clear

Seattle held scoreless for 22 straight innings

(Newser) - Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and then got hit by a pitch, setting up a fourth-inning brawl in the Texas Rangers' 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners last night. Richie Sexson charged the mound and flung his helmet at Rangers starter Kason Gabbard after the left-hander threw a pitch... More »

Mussina Leads Yankees Past Mariners

Damon homers and doubles twice as New York wins second straight

(Newser) - Johnny Damon homered and doubled twice to help Mike Mussina win his third straight start in the New York Yankees' 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners today. One day after co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner said he was "disappointed with the way the season has gone," the Yankees (16-16) rapped... More »

8th-Inning Rally Leads A's Over Seattle

Four-run frame comes against Mariners ace Felix Hernandez

(Newser) - Emil Brown's broken-bat, two-run single finally got Oakland on the board, Jack Cust's RBI single gave Oakland its first lead and the Athletics scored four times in the eighth to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Sunday. Seattle starter Felix Hernandez cruised through seven innings, giving up just four hits... More »

Seattle Rides Another Strong Pitching Effort

Mariners bats also come alive in 8-1 win

(Newser) - Seattle's starters took it to Oakland again. This time, it was Carlos Silva. Silva followed Felix Hernandez's complete game a day before with his own gem, leading the Mariners to their sixth straight win in the series with an 8-1 victory over the Athletics last night. They won their third... More »

Hernandez Holds Down A's, Pitches Seattle to 4-2 Win

Young righty hurls complete game

(Newser) - 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... More »

Orioles Rally Past Mariners in Ninth, 3-2

Seattle bullpen can't back up brilliant start by Felix Hernandez

(Newser) - Luis Hernandez singled in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Seattle Mariners, 3-2 on Sunday. The Mariners wasted an outstanding pitching performance by Felix Hernandez, who threw eight shutout innings as a... More »

MLB Gives Geeks a New Toy

Pitch f/x will allow unprecedented statistical analysis of hurling physics

(Newser) - In this already-halcyon period for the stats nerds of the sporting world, writes Slate's Nate DiMeo, Major League Baseball has quietly enabled a quantum advance with a new technology: Pitch f/x. It tracks the vital statistics of each pitch: initial and final velocity, initial and final location, and deviation from... More »

King Felix Eclipses Dice-K, One-Hits Sox

Suzuki-Matsuzaka matchup less riveting than anticipated

(Newser) - The much-ballyhooed matchup of Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki and Boston's Daisuke Matsuzaka—MLB's best Japanese hitter versus its first-year Japanese pitching sensation—turned out to be far less impressive than the performance of Seattle's young ace, Felix Hernandez.  King Felix, who had just turned 21 on Sunday, had a no-hitter... More »

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