According to internet speculation, the Seattle Mariners are willing to at least explore the idea of moving prized young starter "King" Felix Hernandez this winter. The thinking is that they may not be able to lock him up long-term. And, well, the M's just happen to be in need of a third basemanùassuming Adrian Beltre doesn't return. Meanwhile, the Mets desperately need pitching. It's a match made in heaven, right? I mean, neither player has a no-trade clause. Two small problems with this scenario, however. One, Wright is going to start to get very costly and his power is down. He hit only 10 homers in 2009 after averagingá29 in his previous fouráseasons. And, he will be owed $55 million over the next four years, assuming his 2013 option is picked up. The second issue, as I see it, is th ...
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