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Felix Hernandez becomes U.S. citizen

Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez passed his citizenship interview on Monday morning and was set to complete the process later in the afternoon of becoming a U.S. citizen. He was born in Venezuela.

James Paxton happy with first Mariners start since couch-ridden with pneumonia

James Paxton starts for Mariners against Athletics and allowed two runs on three hits in four innings. He talks about being couch-ridden for three days and the frustration of watching Oakland celebrate a playoff berth.