Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie joined The Steve Sandmeyer
Felix Hernandez will try to win his third game in as many starts Friday in front of a sea of bright yellow t-shirts as Safeco Field will be honoring “King Felix” for his first home start of the young 2014 campaign.
Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and Hernandez struck out 11 in the new-look Mariners’ eighth consecutive victory on opening day, 10-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
King Felix gets the start tonight as the Mariners begin a new season against their American League West rivals, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. And if the King whips out one of his old recipes for the Halos, the Mariner faithful will be completely contempt.
It’s Opening Day. It’s Felix Day. And there’s reason to buy into the promise a new season brings. There is hope. And as Andy Dufresne once said, hope is a good thing.
It was an extraordinarily busy winter for the five clubs in the American League West. Each organization made significant moves, with all but the Los Angeles Angels spending big dollars to improve their respective rosters. Let’s take a look at the details.
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A shaky Felix Hernandez allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 innings before the Seattle Mariners rallied late to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on Sunday.
Robinson Cano had two hits and an RBI and Dustin Ackley’s had a three-run double among his two hits, as a Seattle Mariners split-squad beat the Colorado Rockies 8-1 Monday.