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Felix Hernandez would be King in Boston

SEATTLE — There’s always talk, and that’s all it has ever been, about the Mariners needing to deal Felix Hernandez, for whatever reason.

There’s the strategy of getting a bounty of players to take care of other needs. There’s the reason that after his contract runs out in 2014, he may not re-sign with the Mariners, even though he appears to love it here.

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