King Felix crowns MLB history

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King Felix crowns MLB history

Hernandez is perfect as Rays go hitless in Seattle
The Seattle Mariners mobbed Felix Hernandez after his masterpiece Wednesday at Safeco Field in Seattle. Hernandez threw a perfect game, the 23rd in Major League Baseball history and the third this season – a MLB record. “I don’t have any words to explain this,” Hernandez said.
The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t have much luck hitting Felix Hernandez on Wednesday in Seattle. Hernandez struck out 12 and threw a perfect game, the third at Safeco Field this year and the third time in four years the Rays have been on the wrong end of a perfecto.
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez unwinds his final pitch of the ninth inning Wednesday at Seattle. It was a strikeout, his 12th, and it capped his perfect game.
Felix Hernandez threw his arms up to the sky and was mobbed by teammates at the pitcher’s mound after his perfect game Wednesday in Seattle. He embraced catcher John Jaso for a few seconds, then shared hugs with the rest of his teammates.
No-no Notes

There have been seven no-hitters in a season twice since 1900. It happened in 1990 and again in 1991, with Nolan Ryan throwing two in those days. ... Seattle’s previous individual no-hitter came when Chris Bosio shut down Boston on April 22, 1993. Seattle’s other no-hitter was thrown by Randy Johnsonagainst Detroit on June 2, 1990. ... Tampa Bay was no-hit for the fifth time in franchise history.

King Felix crowns MLB history

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The Seattle Mariners mobbed Felix Hernandez after his masterpiece Wednesday at Safeco Field in Seattle. Hernandez threw a perfect game, the 23rd in Major League Baseball history and the third this season – a MLB record. “I don’t have any words to explain this,” Hernandez said.
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The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t have much luck hitting Felix Hernandez on Wednesday in Seattle. Hernandez struck out 12 and threw a perfect game, the third at Safeco Field this year and the third time in four years the Rays have been on the wrong end of a perfecto.
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Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez unwinds his final pitch of the ninth inning Wednesday at Seattle. It was a strikeout, his 12th, and it capped his perfect game.
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Felix Hernandez threw his arms up to the sky and was mobbed by teammates at the pitcher’s mound after his perfect game Wednesday in Seattle. He embraced catcher John Jaso for a few seconds, then shared hugs with the rest of his teammates.
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