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Source: King Felix gets $135.5M

Updated: February 8, 2013, 2:27 PM ET
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Felix Hernandez agreed to a five-year, $135.5 million contract extension Thursday with the Seattle Mariners, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

The extension will keep Hernandez, already under contract to make $39.5 million over the next two years, with the Mariners through the 2019 season.

USA TODAY Sports and The Associated Press initially reported Hernandez and the Mariners agreed to a new seven-year deal -- that would have started this season -- worth $175 million.

But ...

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