Stories tagged: Jerry Dipoto
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
The Mariners’ fall from grace in 2018 has been a slow, steady descent that has wiped out almost all of the good feeling that prevailed for half a season.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Mariners and Jerry Dipoto seem stuck with this starting rotation after a lack of options
So as the Mariners chase the Astros and A’s for a playoff spot, I ask: Does this team have the starters to contend? Could Dipoto have done more to beef …
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
When Mariners manager Scott Servais was asked recently about the wheeling and dealing of general manager Jerry Dipoto, his longtime friend, Servais likened it to a trip to the supermarket.
Sun., July 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
Continuity is important. But not as important as winning. The Mariners, whose past is pockmarked with little of either, are banking on the two playing well together in the future.
Sat., July 14, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
With James Paxton’s and Felix Hernandez’ status in doubt at the moment, Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto should not drag his feet in acquiring proven rotation help.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
With his team sitting 24 games above .500, general manager Jerry Dipoto isn’t going anywhere. The Mariners announced Friday morning they had signed him to a “multiyear” contract extension.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
It’s become an annual ritual to predict, in advance, how and why and sometimes even when the Mariners’ season was going to fall apart – which shortcoming would be the …
UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto made perhaps the most signifcant move of the 2018 Major League Baseball season to date, acquiring All-Star closer Alex Colome and veteran outfielder Denard …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners find themselves in a precarious position, just 13 games into the 2018 season and trying to snap the longest playoff drought in the four major U.S. pro …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
As another major-league baseball season draws near, it is past time for Seattle Mariners fans and readers to face some unpleasant facts.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
After spending the first part of his career backing up Anthony Rizzo in Chicago, Dan Vogelbach finally had an opportunity to rake when the Mariners traded reliever Mike Montgomery for …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
There is some irony in this: For so long, Jerry Dipoto has earned acclaim for his frenetic approach to dealing. He unleashed a seemingly nonstop torrent of transactions that undeniably …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Larry Stone: Jerry Dipoto keeps the faith in Mariners’ starting pitching, while others see gaping hole
To trust in what general manager Jerry Dipoto on Thursday called the “exceptional people in this organization who are running exceptional programs” – all leading the Mariners forward, he believes, …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
The good news is that it’s baseball, and you don’t have to be the best team to hoist a trophy.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto announced on Monday from the MLB Winter Meetings that the club has claimed outfielder Cameron Perkins off waivers from Philadelphia.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
From Bonds to A-Rod to Pujols, over the years Major League Baseball has produced some amazing fireworks during its winter meetings.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
So now what? The sting of losing Shohei Ohtani still lingers for the Mariners. To put that much effort, time, resources and emotion into wooing one player only to see …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Still in the initial stages of the offseason, general manager Jerry Dipoto and the Seattle Mariners believe they’ve solved one of their big concerns.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
It was four years ago when, seeking to jolt the franchise out of its extended doldrums, the Mariners shocked the baseball world by shelling out $240 million to sign second …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Can you name all 40 pitchers who have appeared in a game for the Mariners this season?
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President and General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced Thursday that the club has traded outfielder Leonys Martin and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Long-awaited reinforcements begin arriving Friday for the Mariners prior to their series opener against Oakland at Safeco Field.
Sat., July 29, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
General manager Jerry Dipoto argues the Mariners are making major strides in transitioning to a younger, more-athletic roster without undergoing a complete teardown
Thu., July 27, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle Mariners outfielder Ben Gamel has been a revelation for the team this season, batting .324 following a 2-for-4 performance on Wednesday in a 4-0 loss to the Boston Red …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
The Seattle Mariners added a piece to their bullpen on Thursday, trading for veteran swingman David Phelps from the Miami Marlins for a package of four minor leaguers, including outfield …
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
July is always fun. And this July should finish on a real enjoyable roll. That’s because it’s trade season in major league baseball. And we may finally find out if …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
The needs are obvious. The direction isn’t. For the Mariners and general manager Jerry Dipoto, the next 16 games over 18 days will determine the Mariners’ immediate future, specifically the …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Even after all the struggles the Seattle Mariners endured during the first month of the season, general manager Jerry Dipoto is preaching patience.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto participated in pitcher’s fielding practice in a lighthearted competition – and showed the kids a thing or two.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
The Mariners added another veteran reliever to their big-league camp roster for spring training by signing right-hander Jean Machi to a minor-league deal.