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Piliere: Others’ claims that Montero not being an MLB-ready catcher “vastly overblown”

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Larry Stone: Shouldn’t the M’s at least consider trading Felix to NY?

Craig Calcaterra has more of the Felix-ain’t-coming-to-NY stuff:

Resolved: your level of panic as a Yankees fan is directly related to the strength of your belief that Brian Cashman can trade for Felix Hernandez.

He’s not going anywhere. The Mariners aren’t dealing him. Not now anyway. Indeed, the only reason they would trade him is if they had the same level of concern for the Yankees playoff chances as Yankees fans do. Or if Cashman were to offer Cano, Montero, Gardner and Hughes while picking up salary. In which case, sure, a deal could be struck.

Call me crazy, but I’m not seein’ that.

I just can’t see Cano being included due to his already pricey costs.  Though, if the M’s dumped some salary on NY, they could more than afford Cano’s deal. 

Bottom line, I don’t think Felix is coming to NY.

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