Felix Hernandez made his way to the Mariners' dugout prior to Sunday's game as a passenger in an electric cart, his cap on backward and his feet up, the laid-back demeanor a perfect fit for a sunny spring day in Arizona.
Two batters into Seattle right-hander Felix Hernandez's spring debut Tuesday afternoon, he had given up a double to Yaisel Puig and walked Carl Crawford. Concerned? Not the Mariners. Not about Hernandez. If manager Lloyd McClendon could feel half as confident about the rest of his rotation, the Mariners would be in good shape.
Felix Hernandez threw two scoreless innings with two hits in his Cactus League debut on Tuesday in the Mariners' 4-1 victory over the Dodgers, but said he's got some work to do as he moves forward this spring.