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Hotwire: Seattle in Hunt for Benitez

With the trade deadline less than a month away, interim general manager Jim Duquette continues to try and rid himself of his closer which to many is certainly not a surprise. Seattle could jump into the mix on Benitez with Graeme Lloyd and Jeromy Burnitz also garnering interest from several organizations.

Armando Benitez According to the Bergen Record, Seattle could be a serious player for Armando Benitez's services if they are still concerned with the health of Kaz Sasaki (ribs) as the month continues. Only problem is, they may not be interested in paying the price. The paper reports that Duquette wants someone to at least pay a portion of the approximate $3.5 million that he is owed... Recommended Stories