The Mariners are in a bad way that might take many years to fix having traded away a significant portion of their farm yet still being saddled with a roster that largely has no chance to compete thanks to multiple years of Bavasi's leadership. At the start of his term they could've rebuilt without a complete tear down given their payroll and the youth they had in the pipes. That notion probably isn't a realistic option now. They're currently in the middle of searching for a new GM (with significant changes in their FO/player development system to no doubt ensue). Jim Riggleman is playing out the season as an interim skipper so both he and the current coaching staff are most likely just enjoying a short ride.
All of this culminates into a chance that no one on their roster with significant service time is untouchable (even Ichiro).
So here is the hypothetical:
1) if you were Jocketty, would you trade for either Felix Hernandez/Ichiro/Bedard/Bettancourt etc?
2. if no, why not?
3) if yes, what would you be willing to give up?
I'd like this to be an open ended thread where everyone feels free to chime in with their thoughts but in order to keep it as high quality as possible here's are just a few caveats to define things: 1) This is a pure rosterbation thread without any rumors to suggest the hypothetical is even remotely a possibility (so to turn it around anyone you might want to target might be fair game), 2) it's not clear that interim GM Lee Pelekoudas even has the authority to move value because obviously anything he does limits the options for the next GM, 3) that said, the Ms would be looking to do something like Beane did with Haren and get quality for the future back-the Ms can afford paying players so they wont dump quality just to move payroll and guys like Clement/Triunfel obviously would be part of their future rather than trade bait, 4) While I'm hoping their FO will move toward the Cleveland model, they might not or they might even just give Pelekoudas the job-that said, not matter who they go with, lets assume the guy Jocketty would be negotiating with is at least competent please.
With all of that said (sorry it was longer than I intended) is there a fit for the Reds?