|M's set to start spring with bounty of questions|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 11 February 2013 09:34|
And why exactly there was a delay in an expected new contract for ace Felix Hernandez.
Seattle's pitchers and catchers will report on Tuesday morning, likely the first time Hernandez will be available since news broke last week of the Mariners working on a new contract for their star. ESPN.com and USA Today reported Sunday, citing unnamed sources, that the condition of Hernandez's pitching elbow could be a future issue and was delaying the contract announcement.
Hernandez's representatives have not returned messages seeking comment.