February 7, 2013
Seattle Mariners sign Felix Hernandez for seven years: Report
By THE SPORTS XCHANGE

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez winds up to throw a pitch to the New York Yankees in the first inning of their MLB American League game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Aug. 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine)

The Seattle Mariners have extended the contract of ace Felix Hernandez for another seven years, according to the USA Today.

Hernandez, 26, was reported to be signing a deal worth $175 million Thursday, making it the highest contract ever for a pitcher.

The 2010 American League Cy Young award winner pitched the 23rd perfect game Aug. 15, 2012 against the Tampa Bay Rays.



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