King Felix rules over the court

12 Apr

For almost a decade Felix Hernandez has proven that he is one of the most dominate pitchers in the majors. He has been in the top 5 in ERA quite often, become a fixture at the all-star game with appearing at 4 of the last 5, has a perfect game and a CyYoung award . Today he takes the mound to once again show why he refereed to as ‘King’ Felix as he opposes the Oakland Athletics for the second time this season after dominating them for 8.1 innings before giving up a homerun that became the only run the Athletics would get as the Seattle Mariners won 3-1.
The 1st inning kicks off as Sam Fuld steps into to the box to face ‘King’ Felix and he hits a ground ball to Justin Smoak for an out. Jed Lowrie is up next as he hits a ground ball to Justin Smoak. Josh Donaldson comes up to the plate and he flies out to Abraham Almonte to end the top of the inning. Tommy Milone takes to the mound for the Athletics. Abraham Almonte will start the home half of the inning with a double. Brad Miller is the second man up and he gets a drag bunt base hit. That brings up Robinson Cano who gets an RBI on an infield hit. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate where he flies out to Sam Fuld. Corey Hart steps into the batter’s box as he is hit by a pitch to load the bases. With one out and the sacks full of Mariners Kyle Seager steps up and he pops up to Jed Lowrie. Stephen Romero is the next man up and he strikes out to end the 1st.
Brandon Moss will start the 2nd inning for the Athletics with a strike out. Next up is Yoenis Cespedes who flies out to Dustin Ackley. Alberto Callaspo is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Robinson Cano who throws him out to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley starts the home half of the inning with a single. Mike Zunino is up next and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte who lines out to Yoenis Cespedes. That brings up Brad Miller who pops up Daric Barton to end the 2nd.
Derek Norris will start the 3rd for the Athletics with a strike out. Next to the plate is Daric Barton who strikes out. Eric Sogard walks up to the plate with two outs and he hits a ground ball to Justin Smoak to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Justin Smoak is the next man up and he strikes out. That brings up Corey Hart who grounds out to Eric Sogard to end the 3rd.
Leadoff man Sam Fuld will start the 4th inning for the Athletics and he strikes out. Next to the plate is Jed Lowrie who gets the first hit for the Athletics. That brings up Josh Donaldson who gets an infield hit. Brandon Moss is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Yoenis Cespedes walks into the batter’s box and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Stephen Romero is the next batter as he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he hits a ground-rule double. Mike Zunino is next to the plate and he gets a single and then takes second on an error Dustin Sckley scores on the play. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte and he is safe on an error and Mike Zunino scores. Brad Miller steps up to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Eric Sogard to end the 4th.
Alberto Callaspo steps in to start the 5th for the Athletics with a double. Derek Norris is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Kyle Seager who throws him out. Daric Barton steps up to the plate and he strikes out. That brings up Eric Sogard who is safe on an error by Robinson Cano. Back to the top of the order for Sam Fuld who strikes out to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning for the Mariners where he hits a ground ball to Eric Sogard. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Sam Fuld. Corey Hart steps up to the plate and hits a single. That brings up Kyle Seager who hits a single. Stephen Romero steps into the batter’s box and he strikes out to end the 5th.
Jed Lowrie steps up to start the 6th for the Athletics with a fly ball to Abraham Almonte for out one. Josh Donaldson is up next and he flies out to Stephen Romero. That brings up Brandon Moss who flies out to Stephen Romero to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley steps in to start the home half of the inning with a single. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer to make it 5-0 Mariners. Drew Pomeranz will take over the pitching duties for the Athletics. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte pops out to Daric Barton. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he hits a homerun. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he gets a single to keep the inning going. Justin Smoak steps up to the plate and he strikes out. Corey Hart is the next batter and he flies out to end the 6th.
Yoenis Cespedes steps in to start the 7th with a strikes out. Alberto Callaspo steps in next and he strikes out. Derek Norris is up to the plate as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Jim Johnson takes over the pitching duties for the Athletics. Kyle Seager steps in to start the home half of the inning with ground ball to Daric Barton. Stephen Rromero is next and strikes out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate as he strikes out to end the 7th.
Daric Barton starts off the 8th for the Athletics he was hit by a pitch. Eric Sogard is next and gets a single. Lucas Luetge takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Back to the top of the order Sam Fuld who walks. Danny Farquhar takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Jed Lowrie steps to the plate and he gets an RBI on a bases loaded walk. That brings up Josh Donaldson strikes out. Charlie Furbush takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Brandon Moss is the next man to the plate and he gets an RBI on a single. With the bases still loaded Yoenis Cespedes hits a ground ball to Kyle Seager who throws out the runner at second but a run comes in. With Alberto Callaspo at the plate a wild pitch bring in another run. Callaspo pops up to Justin Smoak to finally end the top of the inning. Mike Zunino will start off the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Josh Donaldson who throws him out. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte strikes out. That brings up Brad Miller who strikes out to end the 8th.
Fernando Rodney takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. John Jaso starts off the 9th for the Athletics and he gets a double. Daric Barton is the next man to the plate and he pops up to Brad Miller for the first out. That brings up Eric Sogard who strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Coco Crisp, who is pinch hitting for Sam Fuld, and he strikes out to end the game.

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