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Seattle Mariners: M’s name Andy McKay as Director of Player Development; looking at former BoSox catcher Jason Varitek as Manager

Andy McKay Now that the house cleaning has commenced, Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto made his first new hire. Today it was announced that Andy McKay has been hired as Seattle’s new Director of Player Development. McKay (not the saxophonist from Roxy Music) comes to the M’s from the Colorado Rockies minor league...
Via Seattle Side Up!
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Interviews for Mariners Job

After fifteen years behind the dish in Boston, it’s hard to imagine Jason Varitek in a uniform that doesn’t say “Red Sox” across the chest. But it might happen. And he might be heading back to where it all started. Wait…say what? Jason Varitek has, in fact, interviewed for Mariners’ managerial job, multiple major-league sources confirm. @JonHeymanCBS first. #RedSox —...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Varitek turned down Mariners managerial offer

Jason Varitek apparently wants to continue working with the Red Sox organization. Bob DeChiara- USA TODAY SportsAccording to a report, Boston Red Sox special assistant Jason Varitek was offered the managerial position with the Seattle Mariners -- but he is turning it down. Source: Mariners officially made offer to Jason Varitek to manage. He will not be accepting the position, and...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Varitek interviewed for Mariners’ manager job

Jason Varitek apparently is interested in reuniting with the organization he began his career with. Varitek recently interviewed with the Seattle Mariners for their open managerial position, according to multiple reports.’s Jon Heyman was the first to report the news. The former Boston Red Sox captain is among a handful of candidates the Mariners are considering...
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Varitek Interviewed For Seattle Skipper Job

According to Jon Heyman of, former Red Sox captain Jason Varitek has interviewed for the open Seattle Mariners managing position. Ironically, the Mariners let Varitek go as a player—along with Derek Lowe—in a trade for the immortal Heathcliff Slocumb. Of course, we did have to give up Lee Tinsley to get Slocumb in the first place (insert heavy sarcasm here). ESPN...
Via FenwayNation
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Varitek Hot Skipper Material, But Might Not Leave Boston

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)According to's Jon Heyman, former Red Sox captain Jason Varitek is 'drawing managerial interest' from a lot of teams that have skipper openings. However, Heyman contends that some are backing off because of the perception that he won't leave Boston due to family considerations. And yet, despite not having any managerial experience, Varitek...
Via FenwayNation
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Jason Varitek the Next Manager for the Padres?

Could Jason Varitek end up as the new Padres head coach? The Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported on Sunday that this may be the case.
Via CLNS Radio
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Heading West As Padres Skipper?

(FenwayNation Photo)According to Ryan Posner of The Times Of San Diego, former Red Sox catcher and legend Jason Varitek may be in consideration for the 2016 Padres managerial job. Of course, if John Farrell delivers his second last-place finish in three years, there may be a more attractive opening for Tek right here in Boston. The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo (whose boss is John...
Via FenwayNation
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Pitching Coach Options: Jason Varitek

Image from REUTERS/Rick WilkingRyan MacLeod (@RyanMacLeod15)Contributing WriterWith the firing of Juan Nieves yesterday the question has been raised of who will replace him. With it being so early in the season there are not many names that are available, but on NESN yesterday Rob Bradford mentioned a fan favorite, Jason Varitek. While this mention of the name got people excited...
Via RedSoxLife
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek, Derek Lowe Recall Famous Trade From Mariners To Red Sox

BOSTON — The Red Sox didn’t know what they were getting in 1997 when they acquired minor leaguers Derek Lowe and Jason Varitek from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for reliever Heathcliff Slocumb. No, really. They didn’t know. “I remember we went back to the hotel (in Albuquerque) and Jason and I were in the same room, and (Red Sox general manager Dan Duquette) thought I...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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