Red Sox Unlikely to Trade for Mariners’ Felix Hernandez Despite Need for Pitching

Red Sox Unlikely to Trade for Mariners' Felix Hernandez Despite Need for PitchingWith the July 31 MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, rumors have begun flying around the league.

This is the time of the year when teams must decide whether to be buyers or sellers and identify their weaknesses. As strong as the Red Sox bullpen has been, it has been clear that starting pitching has not lived up to expectations.

There are plenty of big name pitchers involved in potential trade talks who Red Sox fans would love to see in Boston. Fortunately, NESN.com's Didier Morais was able to answer fans' questions in a live Twitter chat on Wednesday.

Fans discussed the possibility of Carl Crawford being dealt, the health of David Ortiz and the availability of big name pitchers like Zack Greinke and Felix Hernandez.

People joined the chat using the hashtag #NESNLive. Check out the conversation below.


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