Seattle Mariners 

MLB Draft: Prospects for No. 11

What kind of player might the Seattle Mariners end up with at No. 11? While I don’t do mock drafts — I’ll leave that to Keith Law, easily the best in the business at projecting players to picks and clubs — I do rather enjoy the process of making sense of the top 10 picks or so. Next month, the Seattle Mariners will select just outside the Top 10. First of all, it’s important to add context. In some drafts, the No. 11 pick is best used on a high-upside…

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Seattle Mariners 

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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