It seems the future is now in Seattle as Ichiro is on his way to the New York Yankees.
While it might seem clear now that the Mariners are sellers this year, not everyone in the Mariners organization is available.
In fact, there are a few players that should be considered untouchable.
Yes, the Mariners have issues. For anyone still paying attention out there, you are well aware that it's been a long season, but one that Seattle fans hope will serve as a building block for bigger things.
The following players are the ones I'm hopeful the front office will consider talented enough to hold on to for this season and longer.