2012 deadline deals in retrospect

2012 deadline deals in retrospect
Last June, I wrote a piece reflecting on several non-waiver deadline deals made in July 2011. My rationale for looking back so far was simple. Most of these trades involve prospects who are...

Opening Day just beginning of M’s odyssey

Opening Day just beginning of M’s odyssey
There’s just over a week remaining before the Seattle Mariners start their 2016 season and, as usual, fans have concerns about the team’s Opening Day roster. This year, speculation centers around who’ll fill...

The Mariners and reliever volatility

The Mariners and reliever volatility
At some stage of their baseball career, a relief pitcher was no longer viewed as starting pitcher material by an organization. Perhaps, they couldn’t consistently repeat their delivery, didn’t possess a viable third...

Mariners hot stove recap

Mariners hot stove recap
After suffering through another losing season and extending their playoff drought to 14 year, Seattle Mariners management decided to hire Jerry Dipoto to be their general manager. Since taking over in late September,...

How’s Mariners’ reboot going?

How’s Mariners’ reboot going?
Since becoming the general manager of the Seattle Mariners, Jerry Dipoto has aggressively worked to transform the club’s roster. In just under three months, he’s added 16 players to the club’s 40-man roster....