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...

Looking for trade clues in Dipoto’s past

Looking for trade clues in Dipoto’s past
Since arriving in Seattle, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has proven to be an aggressive deal maker. Thanks to his efforts, the Mariners are on the edge of contention as the club approaches...

How MLB’s top 10 prospects have fared

How MLB’s top 10 prospects have fared
Despite the historic influx of impact rookies last season in Major League Baseball, the crop of prospects in 2016 again is strong. Some began the season in the majors and remain stalwarts, while...

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...

Rumor Analysis: July 25, 2015

Rumor Analysis: July 25, 2015
Every day through July 31, and even deep into August to a lesser extent, there will be multiple reports regarding clubs having trade discussions with other clubs, about certain players, and there always...

Rumor Analysis: July 24, 2015

Rumor Analysis: July 24, 2015
Every day through July 31, and even deep into August to a lesser extent, there will be multiple reports regarding clubs having trade discussions with other clubs, about certain players, and there always...

Rumor Analysis: Kazmir may impact Iwakuma

Rumor Analysis: Kazmir may impact Iwakuma
If Hisashi Iwakuma goes out in five days and pitches well again, the Seattle Mariners absolutely will have the opportunity to trade the right-hander to a contender, and the package Oakland received in...