It turns out that all of the talk about Felix Hernandez’s elbow was much ado about nothing. At least as it pertains to his new $175 million deal .
The Seattle Mariners and their ace finalized the mammoth contract extension on Tuesday, ending a week’s worth of worrying for Mariners fans who thought Hernandez’s reported elbow problems could be the start of the King’s downfall.
His elbows, both of them, looked quite comfy here . And we imagine Fernandez will continue to be that happy now that he’s the owner of the biggest pitching contract in baseball, one that will play $25 million per year through 2019.
Here’s a little more from Geoff Baker at the Seattle Times :
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