The Mariners and their fans have had a lot of ups and downs this season with both sides feeling the strain of an overextended ball club.
The Mariners need some new blood quick if they want to get Safeco Field pumpin' again.
The looming deadline will be a much needed kick in the pants for G.M. Jack Zduriencik to start looking for players that can rebuild this once proud franchise—and who he should consider dealing away.
This veteran just keeps having solid seasons, offering contenders a proven bat and excellent leadership in the clubhouse.
Sounds exactly like the kind of player the Brewers need.
The 28-year-old left-hander is having his second straight consistent season with Seattle—he is among the league leaders in shutouts.
This No. 4 type starter has added value since he is not eligible for free agency until 2014.
League has stepped up this year to become an all-star closer for the Mariners. But let's be honest, being a great closer for the Mariners is like being a great chef at a fast food restaurant.
The talent is wasted.
Although teams normally don't like to trade within their own division, the Mariners and Texas Rangers have before. Why not again?
Seattle's top minor league prospects are mostly still two to three years away.
If the Mariners want to compete offensively in 2012, they are going to have to deal some of their pitching strength—except King Felix of course.