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Despite being the youngest player on the Mariners' Short Season squad, Jose Campos has arguably been the best. The young ace gets his last home start of the season tonight, and to celebrate his accomplishments, the AquaSox are honoring him with a tip of the cap to Everett alumnus Felix Hernandez by having a devoted "Campos' Court" cheering section.

Jose Campos came into the season definitely on the prospect radar, but his performance in 2011 has exceeded everyone's expectations. The 2009 signee out of La Guaira, Venezuela leads Seattle's minor league affiliates in ERA (2.37), WHIP (0.98) and opponent's average (.218) in this, his first season playing stateside for the M's. Also on his resume is a seven-to-one strikeout-to-walk ratio, 9....

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