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10 consecutive Opening Day starts later — what’s in store for Mariners’ next chapter of ‘adapted’ Felix Hernandez?

His fastball isn’t as fast as it once was, but the Mariners say they saw Felix Hernandez start to adapt in a good way in 2017 before injuries derailed his season — and again here in spring training. “I really do think that what we saw last year from Felix is he started to adapt,” Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said in one of his podcasts.

Marco Gonzales made key mental adjustment in bounce-back start for Mariners

Mariners left-hander Marco Gonzales, a Gonzaga University graduate, allowed no earned runs in 4 2/3 innings with a season-high eight strikeouts in his first career start against the Houston Astros on Thursday at Safeco Field.
TJ Cotterill t.cotterill@thenewstribune.com