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How Seattle's new GM can start cleaning up Zduriencik’s mess

By Ian Casselberry The next general manager of the Seattle Mariners has a considerable job ahead of him. Jack Zduriencik created quite a mess to clean up, constructing a roster of parts that didn’t fit together cohesively, nor provide the necessary offense for the Mariners to compete in the AL West. That exacerbated the problem of top prospects who never developed into stars...
Via The Outside Corner
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners Dismiss Jack Zduriencik 2.0

Since the start of the 2009 season, no team has won fewer games than the Astros, and during that window they’ve picked up a new general manager. The Marlins have won the second-fewest games, and they technically changed general managers. So did the Cubs, with the third-fewest wins. So did the Rockies, with the fourth-fewest wins. And now so have the Mariners, with the fifth-fewest...
Via Fangraphs
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners fire GM Jack Zduriencik

In one of the best Smiths songs of all-time, Morrissey asked “How Soon is Now?”  For Seattle Mariners fans, an inevitable firing shook up the team today when the Mariners parted way with Jack Zduriencik.  The Mariners never made the playoffs in Jack’s seven seasons, and Seattle has the fifth worst winning percentage since he took over in 2009 behind the Astros, Marlins, Cubs...
Via isportsweb.com
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Zduriencik Fired After Seven Seasons As Mariners General Manager

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Mariners president Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik, with assistant general manager Jeff Kingston taking over on an interim basis. Kingston joined the Mariners front office in 2009 after spending...
Via NESN.com
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

By Liam McGuire The Seattle Mariners announced Friday the firing of general manager Jack Zduriencik. Assistant general manager Jeff Kingston will assume the role as GM for the rest of the season. #Mariners relieve Jack Zduriencik of GM duties. Assistant GM Jeff Kingston will handle GM responsibilities for remainder of the 2015 season. — MarinersPR (@MarinersPR) August 28,...
Via The Outside Corner
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik Finally Making The Right Moves

Seattle Mariners management has finally pulled the trigger on that elusive right-handed power hitter we’ve all been begging for up here in the Northwest: the guy to dig us out of a depressing playoff slump has finally arrived. With the impending addition of Nelson Cruz to the Seattle Mariners for a reported $57 million over 4 years, it really does appear that Jack Zduriencik is...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Extend GM Jack Zduriencik to a Multi Year Extension

The Seattle Mariners, currently sitting at a very respectable record of 72-59, and leading the race for the 2nd AL wild card have seen enough to commit to GM Jack Zduriencik for the foreseeable future. They make this decision in spite of a pedestrian 431-510 record Zduriencik has compiled over his 6 years as General […]
Via Baseball Essential
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 28, 2014  |  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

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 Associated Press
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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