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King Felix Shuts Down San Diego

Published by on June 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Felix Hernandez certainly earned the nickname “King” tonight.

He gracefully worked through a two hit shutout as the Mariners cruised to a 5-0 win over the San Diego Padres. 

I can’t think of a better way to rebound from a tough sweep like the one the Mariners just suffered in Colorado.

Franklin Gutierrez and Adrian Beltre both went deep for their fourth and fifth home runs, respectively, and Ken Griffey Jr. lined a two run single up the middle to tack on some insurance in the ninth.

Our fifth run came on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Jose Lopez.

The big story tonight was clearly Felix Hernandez, though, who worked hard to guarantee a happy Felix Day for Ma...

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