07:19 AM ET 07.05 | 'Tis the season for trade talk, so step right up, Seattle. [The Mariners] are sure to be front and center in the trade rumors as July 31 approaches. That's what happens when 21 teams are within seven games of either the division lead or wild-card status. It puts a lot of focus on the small group positioned to be sellers, and the Mariners at the moment are solidly in that camp. ... There's still almost a month to perhaps change this dynamic, but right now the Mariners set up as a team with numerous veterans to deal. We'll examine the specifics of that soon (though you know the names that will likely come into play -- Kendrys Morales, Michael Morse, Oliver Perez, Brendan Ryan, Raul Ibanez and Joe Saunderss, most prominently).