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I have been a Mariners fan my entire life, and Felix Hernandez is one of the best individual players to suit up for the franchise in its history. It would be sad to see him go, but now is the time to trade King Felix. I grew up in Spokane, Washington and cheered the Mariners every season. I saw some great seasons with the likes of Ken Griffey Jr., Jay Buhner, Edgar Martinez, John Olerud, Dan Wilson, and Bret Boone. (Notice I didn’t mention A-Rod? That’s because I refuse to acknowledge him as a Mariner). I also have witnessed some awful baseball with the cast of Chone Figgins, Kenji Johjima, and Casey Kotchman. Safeco Field is a beautiful place to play baseball, but it is not a hitter’s park by any means. However, the Mariners have invested a lot into good pitching, which is great, but when you have the park as an ally you don’t necessarily need stellar pitching. The Mariners could get by with decent pitching, and they have the prospects to supplant King Felix if he is trade...
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