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Jesus Montero

Sale bests King Felix as Sox top M's, 11-4

SEATTLE Flailing hitters are a trademark of Felix Hernandez's Safeco Field starts. Knees wobble, bats meekly wave and defeated foes trudge back toward the dugout with chins hanging low. There was one significant difference on Friday night: Those bamboozled bats belonged to the Seattle Mariners themselves. Chicago lefty Chris Sale outdueled Hernandez in a meeting of American League aces, fanning 14 hitters in seven innings of work as the White Sox topped the Mariners 11-4 in a series opener at Safeco capped by another bullpen meltdown. Seattle shortstop Ketel Marte led off the bottom of the first with a sharp line drive that bounced off the outstretched glove of Chicago right...