Felix Hernandez Earns 100th-Career Victory

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Otto Gerule Jr/Getty Images(HOUSTON) —  Felix Hernandez pitched six scoreless innings Monday night for his 100th career win in a 7-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

“Tonight I was like: ‘You’ve got to do it,” he said.  “You can’t wait more and more time. You’ve just got to go out there and have a good game.”

Hernandez (2-2) finally reached the milestone after failing in his previous three chances.

“It’s a great accomplishment,” Seattle manager Eric Wedge said. “I’m really happy for him that he was able to accomplish that at such a young age. He’s accomplished so much so quickly for a young man.”

Three different Mariners homered as the team snapped a three-game losing streak.

Hernandez joins Jamie Moyer and Randy Johnson as the only pitchers to reach 100 wins with the Mariners.

The Astros (5-14) are off to their second-worst start in franchise history.

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