Stories tagged: Felix Hernandez
Thu., July 9, 2015, 11:12 p.m.
Hernandez throws seven shutout innings as M’s defeat Angels
Felix Hernandez threw seven shutout innings to become the third pitcher with at least 11 wins this season, Logan Morrison hit the first leadoff home run of his career and …
Tue., July 7, 2015
King Felix named to All-Star roster
The gathering of baseball’s stars next week in Cincinnati will include the King. Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was among the pitchers selected Monday to the American League roster for …
Sun., July 5, 2015
Mariners come up empty in 2-0 loss to Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. – Shutout, nine runs, shutout. It shouldn’t be the least bit surprising that a day after hitting four two-run homers, the Mariners were shut down by a pitcher, …
Mon., June 29, 2015
Mariners lose another series finale
ANAHEIM, Calif. – An inability to close out a series with a victory continues to cripple the Mariners’ ability to gain any traction or sustained success. This one, though, was …
Sun., June 28, 2015, 8:39 p.m.
M’s fail to close out another series
An inability to close out a series with a victory continues to cripple the Mariners’ ability to gain any traction or sustained success. This one, though, was particularly gut-wrenching: a …
Tue., June 23, 2015
Royals’ Blanton stymies Mariners as Felix Hernandez takes loss
SEATTLE – It started well Monday for the Seattle Mariners. They had Felix Hernandez on the mound, and they grabbed a quick lead on a first-inning homer by Robinson Cano. …
Mon., June 22, 2015, 10:28 p.m.
Royals’ Blanton, bullpen shut down Mariners
Kansas City nicked Seattle’s Felix Hernandez for four runs over 62/3 innings, while the Mariners’ attack flat-lined against journeyman right-hander Joe Blanton and the Royals’ suffocating bullpen in a 4-1 …
UPDATED: Fri., June 12, 2015, 8:36 p.m.
Astros rough up King Felix in 10-0 win over Mariners
HOUSTON — Felix Hernandez was at a loss. The pitcher so dominate he had earned the nickname King Felix had more than two hours to contemplate his night and still …
Sat., June 6, 2015, 10:09 p.m.
M’s have reason to smile as losing streak ends
Austin Jackson’s solo home run in the seventh inning broke a 1-1 tie and the Seattle Mariners snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay …
Tue., June 2, 2015
Felix Hernandez melts down after rain in Mariners’ 7-2 loss to Yankees
SEATTLE – If it gets worse than this for the Seattle Mariners, then look out. On Monday, even the weather and their own ballpark seemed to conspire against them in …
Thu., May 28, 2015
Nelson Cruz, Felix Hernandez lift Mariners to series sweep of Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The sound of ball meeting bat seemed louder than any daily thunder that hits Florida during the summer. It was followed by a loud gasp from …
UPDATED: Wed., May 27, 2015, 1:51 p.m.
Nelson Cruz breaks tie, Felix Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon need just one word to describe another great start by Felix Hernandez.
Sat., May 23, 2015
Hernandez, Cruz show Mariners at their best
TORONTO – Here were the Mariners’ 2015 highlights on display in one tight package Friday night in a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. Exhibit …
Fri., May 22, 2015, 8:27 p.m.
Felix, Cruz and … Rodney; oh, my!
Felix Hernandez pitched seven dominant innings, Nelson Cruz hit his 17th homer and Fernando Rodney picked up another back-door save as Seattle defeated Toronto 4-3 on Friday night.
Sun., May 17, 2015
Red Sox hand Hernandez first loss
SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez’s winning streak came to an end Saturday because he wasn’t sharp, lost command after twisting his left ankle – and because the Mariners couldn’t bail him …
Mon., May 11, 2015
Felix in the pink
SEATTLE – Before he took the mound on Sunday afternoon and achieved a career milestone significant enough to warrant stadium-wide recognition, Felix Hernandez called his mom. It was Mother’s Day, …
UPDATED: Sun., May 10, 2015, 8:22 p.m.
M’s Hernandez gets milestone, remains undefeated
Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career strikeouts while giving up two runs over seven innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 win against the …
Tue., May 5, 2015
Cruz, Hernandez team up for Mariners in 3-2 win over Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Nelson Cruz continued working on an encore Monday night after getting selected earlier in the day as the American League Player of the Month for April. Cruz …
Mon., May 4, 2015, 10:09 p.m.
Cruz, Hernandez spark Mariners’ win
Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 14th home run and Felix Hernandez won his fifth straight decision to start the season, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Los Angeles Angels …
Sun., April 26, 2015
M’s hope to have Iwakuma back in three weeks
SEATTLE – It appears Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma is dealing with just a minor strain in a back muscle, and he hopes to return to the mound in roughly three …
Sat., April 25, 2015
Felix Hernandez delivers a gem in Mariners’ 2-0 victory over Twins
SEATTLE – There’s something about the Minnesota Twins, apparently, that turns the King into his regal best. Mariners ace Felix Hernandez pitched a complete-game shutout Friday night in a 2-0 …
UPDATED: Fri., April 24, 2015, 11:05 p.m.
Felix dominates Twins as M’s win 2-0
Felix Hernandez tossed a five-hitter for his first complete game victory since August 2012, and Nelson Cruz gave him all the offense he needed with his major league leading ninth …
Sun., April 19, 2015
Felix Hernandez fans 12 to help Mariners end four-game skid
SEATTLE – Five days removed from leaving his last start with a tight quadriceps and a twisted ankle, Felix Hernandez’s health on Saturday night was an estimated “98 percent,” according …
UPDATED: Sun., April 12, 2015, 9:50 p.m.
Cruz saves M’s from potential disaster
Nelson Cruz homered for the second straight day, hitting a solo drive in the 10th inning that sent the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 8-7.
Tue., April 7, 2015
Felix Hernandez dominates L.A. Angels in Mariners’ ninth straight Opening Day victory
SEATTLE – You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, and you don’t nudge the King’s crown off his brow. Not on Opening Day, anyway.
Wed., April 1, 2015
King Felix off the money in final spring training start
GOODYEAR, Ariz. – A quick glance at Felix Hernandez’s pitching line and his overall spring-training numbers might be a cause for concern for someone who puts stock into spring-training numbers. …
Fri., March 27, 2015
Commentary: Hernandez revved up and ready
PEORIA, Ariz. – Felix Hernandez strutted out of Peoria Stadium in that familiar, confident gait. He looked like a conquering ace, satisfied after an overpowering performance, acknowledging the crowd’s applause …
Sun., March 22, 2015
M’s Dustin Ackley finding his game, arm in the outfield
MESA, Ariz. – His job title may have changed. But Dustin Ackley keeps all of the tools of his trade handy just in case. When Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon told …
Wed., March 11, 2015
Felix Hernandez pitches two scoreless innings in spring debut
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – So here it starts. Felix Hernandez’s first spring outing came Tuesday when he delivered two scoreless innings for the Mariners in a messy 9-3 loss to Colorado …
Sun., March 1, 2015
Grip on Sports: Motivated Felix key to M’s success
Monday: I’m not sure whether it’s the weather – it’s been warmer than normal all month – or what, but I’m excited about baseball this season. Specifically, I’m excited about …