baseball trade deadline http://kplu.org en Trade Ichiro or Felix? Yes – Time for drastic action http://kplu.org/post/trade-ichiro-or-felix-yes-%E2%80%93-time-drastic-action <p>They Mariners have now lost 12 straight games, plummeting out of playoff contention for another season.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says desperate times call for desperate measures. That includes thinking seriously about trading Ichiro Suzuki or Felix Hernandez. Fri, 22 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 2147 at http://kplu.org Trade Ichiro or Felix? Yes – Time for drastic action Preview: Ichiro or Felix could go? Say it isn't so! http://kplu.org/post/preview-ichiro-or-felix-could-go-say-it-isnt-so <p>With Major League Baseball&#39;s trade deadline looming at the end of the month, and given the Mariners recent plummet from contention, KPLU sports commentator says the M&#39;s need to make some big moves.</p><p>That means getting rid of some veterans like Ichiro Suzuki and Felix Hernandez ... and their big salaries.</p><p>Adding urgency to this move, <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/mariners/2015684891_mari22.html">the Mariners got swept today</a> by the Blue Jays in Toronto, losing 7-to-5. They&#39;re losing streak now stands at 12.</p><p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:55:41 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 2145 at http://kplu.org Preview: Ichiro or Felix could go? Say it isn't so!