Felix Hernandez perfect game http://www.kplu.org en Top 5 sports stories of 2012 http://www.kplu.org/post/top-5-sports-stories-2012 <p>What do a swimmer, a rookie quarterback, a perfect pitcher and a hedge fund manager have in common?</p><p>They're all on KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel's list of the top 5 sports stories of 2012. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel & Art 7442 at http://www.kplu.org Top 5 sports stories of 2012 A feeling about Felix: perfect game premonition http://www.kplu.org/post/feeling-about-felix-perfect-game-premonition <p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel had a feeling that Wednesday's Mariners game was going to be special. And that feeling was confirmed once Felix Hernandez started dominating on the mound.</p><p><em>"I tweeted out in the seventh inning 'If you can get off work and get down here, be here...because history is about to happen.' And it sure did."</em></p><p>The perfect game that followed was a first for Felix and the Mariners. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 5999 at http://www.kplu.org A feeling about Felix: perfect game premonition Preview: Breaking down Felix's perfect game http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-breaking-down-felixs-perfect-game <p>Felix Hernandez and Mariners fans are still savoring the perfect game that he pitched yesterday against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field.</p><p>There are a lot of interesting facts surrounding Felix's perfect game, which was the first in Mariners' history.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel will share his thoughts on the milestone tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 5991 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: Breaking down Felix's perfect game