Preview Capsules: Front Office, Scouting

Jerry Dipoto: General Manager/Executive V.P. I wrote last summer that it’d be difficult to dislike the hiring of Dipoto as the next Mariners GM and there are many reasons why. First, it’s important to dispel a few things; for one, Dipoto resigning from his post with the Angels has brought a few opinions calling him a quitter. This is absurd. From what I can gather from reported accounts and a few backchannel conversations, Dipoto simply wasn’t being allowed to do the job he signed on to do. The refusal of…

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