Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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.
While New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tries to finish his Hall of Fame career in pinstripes the way he started it, with a World Series title, and the Detroit Tigers aim to unseat the defending champion Boston Red Sox, the West looks to be one of baseball’s top divisions again in 2014.
Kole Calhoun enters the 2014 season as the Angels’ starting right fielder and a 20-homer, 20-steal threat.
Free agent outfielder and designated hitter Raul Ibanez will sign with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
The Kansas City Royals have signed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas to a four-year, $2 million contract.
Jered Weaver gave up just three hits in eight strong innings, Kole Calhoun added a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Felix Hernandez will try to keep the good times rolling for the Seattle Mariners Friday in the opener of a three-game series versus the LA Angels of Anaheim at Safeco Field.
The Mariners completed a sweep of the Angels after Sunday’s 4-3 Win.
Felix Hernandez had a three-run lead before he threw his first pitch, and Seattle’s ace was up 8-1 after three innings. King Felix and the Mariners still managed to lose to the Los Angeles Angels, and Seattle’s rocky season just might have reached a new low.