Mariners’ Jerry Dipoto: Trade helps future without hurting present
Brent Stecker | July 23, 2016 1:25 am
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto explained how Wednesday’s trade helped the team add to their next wave of players without putting much of a dent in their hope for the playoffs this year.
Mariners want Norichika Aoki to hit lefties more in minors before he returns to Seattle
Brent Stecker | July 15, 2016 12:02 pm
“There’s no specific timetable for his return, but I would say we would see him here in all likelihood sooner than later,” Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto said of Norichika Aoki, who has been in Triple-A since late June.
Predictions for the second half of the Mariners’ season
Jim Moore | July 14, 2016 10:09 pm
Jim Moore thinks Mike Zunino will overtake Chris Iannetta as the Mariners’ starting catcher. That’s among the predictions he makes for the second half of the season.
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto on Mike Zunino: ‘You’ll see him again pretty shortly after the All-Star break’
Brent Stecker | July 8, 2016 7:43 am
The Mariners sent Mike Zunino back to Triple-A so he could continue to get playing time through the All-Star break, but general manager Jerry Dipoto is confident there will be a spot for him on the big club again soon.
Jerry Dipoto: Rest during All-Star break could be big for Mariners
Brent Stecker | July 7, 2016 5:12 pm
“Right now I think the best trades we can make are getting our own guys healthy,” Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said about his team with the trade deadline in less than a month.
OKC you later: Seattle celebrates Kevin Durant stiffing that other city
Danny O'Neil | July 5, 2016 8:26 am
Seattle knows what it’s like to lose Kevin Durant. But don’t expect any compassion now that Oklahoma City is experiencing the same pain following his decision to spurn the Thunder for Golden State.
Mariners P Tom Wilhelmsen jokes about early-season beaning of Chris Iannetta
Eric Mandel | July 4, 2016 7:42 am
Mariners pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen sheds some light on his short experience with the Rangers and infamous plunking of Seattle catcher Chris Iannetta.
Jerry Dipoto impressed by Nathan Karns’ first relief outing for Mariners
Brent Stecker | July 1, 2016 12:27 pm
Highlights from the latest edition of “The Jerry Dipoto Show,” including the Mariners general manager taking about what he saw from Nathan Karns Wednesday in his first relief appearance.
Mike Zunino will stick with Mariners only if he can get playing time, says GM Jerry Dipoto
Brent Stecker | July 1, 2016 11:36 am
General manager Jerry Dipoto said catcher Mike Zunino’s playing time, and whether he can hit well enough to see a significant amount, will be the biggest factor in him remaining on the Mariners’ roster.
Jerry Dipoto on Mariners’ skid: ‘We have to maintain big-picture view’
Brent Stecker | June 23, 2016 3:59 pm
With all of the wheels appearing to come off at the same time for the Mariners, GM Jerry Dipoto could be scrambling trying to keep them attached. Instead, he’s stressing the importance of Seattle’s long-term vision.