Felix Hernandez threw 83 pitches in his outing against Kansas City. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
By Mark Dent / MLB.com
Felix Hernandez seemed to have an abundance of energy at first, not allowing a hit until the fourth inning. He ran out of gas, though, and gave up three runs as the Mariners lost. Miguel Cairo drove in the lone run for Seattle.
WP: Hernandez. Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 83-56, Corcoran 8-5, Jimenez, C 23-15, Hochevar 92-59, Ramirez, R 10-7, Soria 11-8. Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 5-2, Corcoran 3-0, Jimenez, C 3-1, Hochevar 8-9, Ramirez, R 2-1, Soria 2-0. Batters faced: Hernandez 20, Corcoran 3, Jimenez, C 6, Hochevar 26, Ramirez, R 4, Soria 3. Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Jerry Meals. Weather: 89 degrees, clear. Wind: 16 mph, R to L. T: 2:14. Att: 25,345.
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