M’s Q-3 report: Standings, Trends, Offense

M’s Q-3 report: Standings, Trends, Offense
"When the unexpected becomes the expected, strange becomes familiar." -- Jason A. Churchill | May 20, 2016 At the halfway point of the 2016 season, the rotation of the Seattle...

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 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...

Projected M’s 25-man Roster: Edition 1

Projected M’s 25-man Roster: Edition 1
Typically the majority of the jobs on a given big-league roster that are 'open' have a heavy favorite, and there are few 'open' job with which to begin. The Seattle...

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...

Concerns on M’s lack of Triple-A depth

Concerns on M’s lack of Triple-A depth
One of the first things mentioned by new Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto upon his hiring was how the club lacked general depth, particularly in the upper minors. Many...