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...

M’s Mid-Season Report: Bench, Injuries & Roster

M’s Mid-Season Report: Bench, Injuries & Roster
“When the unexpected becomes the expected, strange becomes familiar.” — Jason A. Churchill | May 20, 2016 Forty games into the 2016 season, hopes and expectations were soaring for the Seattle Mariners. Then,...

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,...

Between Optimism and Expectations: The 2016 Seattle Mariners

Between Optimism and Expectations: The 2016 Seattle Mariners
It’s been more than 18 months since Brad Miller crossed the plate on an 11th-inning Austin Jackson single to secure a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels and keep the playoff hopes of...