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Sources: Hernandez gets $135.5M extension

Sources: Hernandez gets $135.5M extension

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
Felix Hernandez agreed to a five-year, $135.5 million contract extension Thursday with the Seattle Mariners, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.
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  • Lefty Saunders reportedly agrees to deal with Mariners

    Lefty Saunders reportedly agrees to deal with Mariners

    MLB.com Feb 7, 2013
    Joe Saunders, a veteran left-hander who pitched for the Orioles and D-backs last season, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mariners pending the completion of a physical exam, according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com.
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  • Shoppach, Mariners finalize $1.5M, 1-year deal

    Shoppach, Mariners finalize $1.5M, 1-year deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 7, 2013
    The Seattle Mariners have finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract with catcher Kelly Shoppach, providing a needed backup to expected starter Jesus Montero.
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  • Report: Felix Hernandez gets $175 million extension with Marine…

    Report: Felix Hernandez gets $175 million extension with Mariners

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    King Felix just became the king of the contract hill. Felix Hernandez, the Seattle Mariners' ace, has agreed to a new seven-year, $175 million extension with the team, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale. The deal is not finalized yet, but should b…
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  • Agents for Montero, Melky deny link to clinic

    Agents for Montero, Melky deny link to clinic

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    The agents who represent Seattle catcher Jesus Montero and Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera say no one at their agency has ever heard of or knows anyone at the Florida anti-aging clinic currently under investigation by Major League Baseball.
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  • Video - Report: Record Deal For Hernandez 03:49

    Report: Record Deal For Hernandez

    Feb 7
    Geoff Baker discusses the report that Felix Hernandez has agreed to a five-year, $135.5 million contract with the Mariners.

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