Felix Hernandez will make $27 million in the final year of his new $175 million, seven-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, which includes a conditional eighth-year option should he need elbow ligament surgery during the length of the deal.
When Hernandez signed his new seven-year contract on Wednesday with the Mariners to become the highest-paid pitcher in baseball, his goal of staying with the only franchise he’s even known became reality.
Fighting back tears while his hands trembled, Felix Hernandez has signed a seven-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that makes him the highest-paid pitcher in baseball.
Mariners’ GM Jack Zduriencik announced Tuesday that Seattle and ace Felix Hernadez have reached an agreement on a new contract.
Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernadez has reportedly agreed on a seven-year, $175 million extension, according to a report from USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.
August 15th had a perfect day on the mound for Mariners ace Felix Hernadez when he hurled the first perfect game in team history and the 23rd in Major League history. That was one of several stellar performances for the Seattle starter during the month of August, which is why the Venezuela native is being named the American League Pitcher of the Month.
Bummed you weren’t there to see Felix Hernandez’s 27 innings of perfection on Wednesday? Well, you have a chance to be part of a special celebration for the King.
The Seattle Mariners will turn Safeco Field into the “Supreme Court” on Tuesday evening, August 21, as King Felix takes the mound against the Cleveland Indians.
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez threw Major League Baseball’s third perfect game of the season Wednesday — a record — joining San Francisco’s Matt Cain and the White Sox’s Philip Humber, who also tossed his gem at Safeco Field. That means six of the 23 perfectos in baseball history have come since 2009. Little wonder this is being called the Decade of the Pitcher.
(CBS Seattle) — For the third time in his career, Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez has been selected to represent his team at Major League Baseball’s All-Star game. This season’s game takes place on July […]