Building a roster for Safeco

Building a roster for Safeco
From the moment Jerry Dipoto became general manager of the Seattle Mariners, he’s emphasized the need to build a roster capable of taking advantage of the expansive Safeco Field dimensions. As I see...

Dipoto and his layers of depth

Dipoto and his layers of depth
It’s early June and the Seattle Mariners are dealing with injuries. Every club faces the same challenge. It’s part of baseball. Sometimes, injuries are short-term. Other times, they have season-changing consequences. So far,...

M’s Prospect Monthly: O’Neill, Moore, Herb stand out

M’s Prospect Monthly: O’Neill, Moore, Herb stand out
The Seattle Mariners began the season the owners of one of the thinnest farm systems in baseball. The only depth in the organization resides on the mound and all but one of the...

The Mariners versatility matrix

The Mariners versatility matrix
Prior to his decision to sign a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers, I don’t recall any pundits suggesting former Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond as a good fit for the Rangers. I...

Three Mariners facing uncertainty

Three Mariners facing uncertainty
New Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has repeatedly discussed adding “layers of depth” to his organization roster since taking over the club’s baseball operations four months ago. Accordingly, he’s added 17 new...