Seattle’s Felix Hernandez gets 2,500th career strikeout

Sports 05/11/19, 13:23

Seattle's Félix Hernández became the 36th major league pitcher with 2,500 career strikeouts, getting it in the second inning Saturday against the Boston Red Sox.The 33-year-old right-hander fanned rookie Michael Chavis looking with a 92 mph fastball for the milestone.Hernández is the fourth active pitcher to reach the mark — ...

Paddack, Renfroe lead Padres over deGrom, Mets 4-0

Baseball 05/06/19, 23:45

Pumped-up rookie Chris Paddack struck out a career-high 11 to outduel NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, and Hunter Renfroe homered for the San Diego Padres in a 4-0 victory against the New York Mets on Monday night.Paddack (3-1) was impressive in his sixth big league start. He walked ...

Padres’ Paddack shuts down Mariners for 1st victory, 1-0

Baseball 04/24/19, 16:57

Rookie Chris Paddack shut down baseball's highest-scoring offense for his first victory, holding Seattle to one hit in seven innings and retiring his final 19 batters, nine by strikeout, as the San Diego Padres beat the AL West-leading Mariners 1-0 on Wednesday.Paddack and relievers Trey Wingenter and Kirby Yates combined ...

Altuve homers, Verlander dominates as Astros beat M’s 3-1

Baseball 04/13/19, 23:03

Jose Altuve homered for the fifth straight game, Justin Verlander struck out eight of the first 10 batters he faced and finished with a season-high 11, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.Altuve homered for the sixth time in the past ...

King Returns: Hernandez solid as Mariners top Angels 6-3

Baseball 04/02/19, 00:40

Felix Hernandez allowed one earned run and pitched into the sixth inning for his first victory since last June, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Monday night.Demoted to the No. 5 spot in Seattle's rotation after a career-worst season in 2018, Hernandez overcame shoddy defense ...

Ichiro arrives in Tokyo, a sure sign baseball only days away

Baseball 03/15/19, 06:19

Ichiro Suzuki has arrived in Tokyo, a sure sign the Major League Baseball season is only days away from starting.Wearing a gray and black hat pulled down to cover most of his head, the 45-year-old Seattle Mariners star slipped quickly through the arrival gate on Friday at Haneda Airport with ...

Former ace Hernandez upset over Mariners’ opening day plan

Sports 03/10/19, 19:17

Felix Hernandez doesn't think he could have changed the mind of Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais about opening day, even by pitching well this spring.With his ERA approaching 16, it's a moot point.King Felix is royally agitated anyway.Fans squeeze forward as they try to get an autograph from Los Angeles ...

King Felix upset by opening day decision, but not surprised

Sports 03/10/19, 17:23

Felix Hernandez doesn't think he could have changed the mind of Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais about opening day, even by pitching well this spring.With his ERA approaching 16, it's a moot point.King Felix is royally agitated anyway.Hernandez was tagged for seven runs in three-plus innings against the Cleveland Indians ...

Mariners’ Hernandez gets off to shaky spring start

Sports 02/23/19, 20:09

Felix Hernandez says he's all set for a bounce-back season.Now pitching entirely from the stretch, King Felix made his spring training debut Saturday, giving up four runs in 1 1/3 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the San Diego Padres 6-4.The six-time All-Star allowed four hits, only one of ...

Mariners’ Hernandez satisfied despite strange spring start

Baseball 02/23/19, 17:40

For a strange start to spring training, Felix Hernandez seemed satisfied.The former Seattle Mariners ace, trying to regain his status as an elite pitcher, gave up four runs and left after 1 1/3 innings Saturday against the San Diego Padres.Hernandez allowed four hits, but just was one was hard hit. ...

King Felix entering critical last season of Seattle contract

Baseball 02/12/19, 19:06

Every day for several years, Felix Hernandez has walked past large photos of himself and Randy Johnson — the Seattle Mariners' only Cy Young Award winners — in the hallway leading to the clubhouse of their spring training complex.King Felix will make those walks for perhaps the last time this ...

Suit accuses Mariners of discrimination, targeting Hernandez

Sports 12/21/18, 16:29

A wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by the Seattle Mariners' former high-performance director alleges she went to team owners John Stanton and Buck Ferguson and CEO Kevin Mather as far back as March to complain about alleged discriminatory treatment.The lawsuit also says several Latino players complained to Dr. Lorena Martin about feeling ...

Paxton tops 200 Ks, Mariners beat Rangers 4-1

Baseball 09/30/18, 00:20

Dee Gordon drove in the go-ahead run with a triple in the seventh inning, and James Paxton struck out nine to go over 200 for the season as the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Saturday night.Paxton came into the day with 199 strikeouts and wasted no time ...

Olson’s slam helps A’s beat Mariners 9-3, close on Yankees

Football 09/27/18, 01:59

Matt Olson hit a grand slam that capped a six-run fifth inning, Khris Davis added his major league-leading 47th home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Wednesday night to close on the New York Yankees for home-field advantage in next week's AL wild-card game.With the ...

Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez becomes US citizen

Baseball 09/24/18, 21:08

Mariners teammates stood and applauded and "God Bless America" played on speakers when Felix Hernandez entered Seattle's clubhouse after becoming a U.S. citizen.A native of Venezuela, the 32-year-old pitcher passed his citizenship interview Monday and was among 74 people from 36 countries who became naturalized U.S. citizens during a ceremony ...

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