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JACK ZDURIENCIK RUMORS

MLB execs slam Seattle Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik

Have you ever wondered who the most difficult sports executive to work with was? Well apparently we have our answer, and it’s bad news for Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik. A lengthy report by Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi on Monday slams Zduriencik as an indecisive deal-maker who has confounded the rest of Major League Baseball with his tactics in trade discussions...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jack Zduriencik and the Mariners brass suddenly get cheap

Randy Wolf shown the door over $1 million There was an interesting series of events that took place on Tuesday evening in regards to what was likely the final rotation spot behind Felix Hernandez, Erasmo Ramirez, James Paxton, and Roenis Elias. Randy Wolf had been pitching fairly well.  He’d had a few HR issues, and a few too many walks but had pulled ahead of Blake Beavan for...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 26, 2014  |  3 Comments

Mariners general manager at wit's end with Jesus Montero

Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik is clearly frustrated with the way Jesus Montero has entered spring training.Despite coming off a 50-game suspension for a positive performance-enhancing drug test, and lackluster production before then, Montero arrived at camp visibly overweight and even admitted so himself, saying "all I did was eat" after winter ball...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Zduriencik defends handling of Mariners staff

Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik is defending his involvement in the daily operation of the ballclub after pointed remarks by former manager Eric Wedge. Zduriencik issued a statement on Monday, a day after a lengthy piece in The Seattle Times that highlighted issues with the Mariners' front office. Wedge was quoted as saying Zduriencik, team president Chuck Armstrong...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jack Zduriencik to Return as General Manager of the Mariners for 2014

Jack Zduriencik, the general manager of the Seattle Mariners will be returning for at least the 2014 season, according to a report by Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times. “Yes, Jack will be back,” Mariners president Chuck Armstrong said. Citing club policy Armstrong would not get into details regarding the duration of deal to retain Zduriencik, but according to sources to Baker...
Via The Biz of Baseball
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Zduriencik receives the quietest 1-year contract extension

What does it mean? With little fanfare and next to no publicity the Seattle Mariners brass, Howard Lincoln and Chuck Armstrong have almost secretly given Mariners’ GM Jack Zduriencik a 1-year contract extension this week. Big Jack’s contract had been set to expire at the end of the 2013 season. We are not talking about giving a 38-year-old Ken Griffey Jr. a 1-year extension as...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

Mariners give half-hearted contract extension to GM Zduriencik

According to Ryan Divish of the News Tribune, GM Jack Zduriencik has been given a one-year contract extension: Sources close to major league baseball and the organization have said that Zduriencik has received a one-year extension for 2014.  But that it has yet to be announced. Armstrong, who is in Oakland with team along with minority owner Chris Larson, would not...
Via The Outside Corner
August 20, 2013  |  1 Comment

Jack Zduriencik - Trade Negotiator

It takes more than the mind of one scout, more than the bat of one slugger, and more than the arm of one pitcher to right a sinking baseball ship. In this piece SeattleClubhouse examines the transactions of Jack Zduriencik as General Manager of the Seattle Mariners.
Via mariners.scout.com
October 26, 2012  |  1 Comment
KINGDOM FOR A PRINCE?

Report: M's make offer to Fielder

The Mariners are in desperate need of a big bat, and reportedly have made an offer to the biggest bat left on the market. 

Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

2012 Mariners Hot Stove Series Part 3: Prince Fielder

This off-season could be a turning point in Seattle Mariners history. The moves Jack Zduriencik makes can either sink us, or makes into a winner says Insider Steve. Part 3 of the Mariners off-season hot stove covers the next first baseman. Steve asks should the Mariners be bold and bring in the slugging All-Star Prince Fielder?
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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