Found July 02, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
At this time last season, the Seattle Mariners were hovering around .500 and looking to possibly add pieces to make a push at a playoff spot. Then, they lost seventeen games in a row, and the season was lost. Instead of adding, they became sellers and moved Doug Fister and Erik Bedard. This is what we have seen from the Mariners last three moves (including the off season trade of Michael Pineda): they have taken from their strength, starting pitching, to bolster their sagging offense. The problem to this point is that it hasn’t been enough. Seattle looks to be on pace for another last place finish at 34-47, 16.5 games back of the Texas Rangers. They will be sellers again, but selling what? Felix Hernandez. If Hernandez was truly available, there would be a long line of possible suitors. Felix is 6-5 with a 3.09 ERA in 110.2 IP with 114 SO. Next week, he will take part in another All-Star game. Plus, he is under contract until 2014. He is a bona fide ace, without question, as the p...
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