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Reaction to the Felix Hernandez signing press conference

Obviously, yesterday’s press conference/celebration at Safeco Field where Felix Hernandez signed his contract extension was very emotional. You can watch videos of it here.

TNT columnist John McGrath wrote a great column on the signing.

From his column …

Guaranteed the most money ever paid to a baseball pitcher, King Felix figured to show up for his contract-signing press conference Wednesday with his big shoulders back and his regal smile fit for a portrait pose. Instead, the King was moved to tears.

Uh, Felix? There’s no crying in baseball, not when lucrative contracts are

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