Felix Hernandez was about as it gets today, with a 12-strike out, three-hit shutout of the A's, 4-0, to open the 2007 season.
You can read the Times' web story here.
The best part of Monday's win? The Mariners can equal last year's win total vs. the A's tomorrow. Actually it was the way the game was played. The M's showed patience at the plate, Felix threw first-pitch strikes and got the normally patient Athletics in a hole.