Mark Lowe

Mariners' 3-homer barrage backs Hernandez in 8-7 victory over Rockies

DENVER Count this as a give-back game by the Mariners to their King on the eve of his 10th anniversary in the big leagues. After so often squandering wonderful performances by Felix Hernandez over the years, the Mariners mustered a three-homer attack Monday night when he wasn't in top form. The result was an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Yep, it was 10 years ago Tuesday that Hernandez, at age 19, made his major league debut by pitching well in a loss at Detroit. On Monday, though, the Mariners built a 7-1 lead for Hernandez through 2 1/2 innings on homers by Kyle Seager, Nelson Cruz and Brad Miller against Colorado starter Eddie Butler, who departed after...