Mariners To Reveal More Details Of Blockbuster Hernandez Deal
The Mariners today will formally announce a seven-year, $175M deal with P Felix Hernandez, the richest contract ever for a pitcher. In an afternoon press conference at Safeco Field, Hernandez, his agents and Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik will "give more details about the pact" (SEATTLE TIMES, 2/13). The SEATTLE TIMES' Kurt Wagner writes the deal "represents more than a financial commitment to the team's only superstar." It is also a "commitment from Hernandez to a fan base in desperate need of an icon" (SEATTLE TIMES, 2/13).