Via their official Twitter account, the Seattle Mariners have announced that tonight's scheduled starting pitcher, ace Felix Hernandez, has been scratched due to illness.

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Hernandez will remain tied, for at least one more day, with Hall of Famer Randy Johnson as the club's all-time leader in strikeouts at 2,162.

The M's open a three game series with the Angels before returning to Seattle on Monday to face Houston.