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Halo Headlines: ‘Moving Day’ lineup set; Dipoto sells OC house

The February 5, 2016 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes a pair of all-time Angels helping the team celebrate the “move” to Tempe for spring training, Jerry Dipoto finally selling his house in Newport Beach, and more… The Story: Garrett Anderson, Chuck Finley to be at Angels Moving Day next Thursday MWAH Says: Tyler Skaggs will be there as well, signing autographs...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seattle preps for spring believing it can contend in AL West

SEATTLE (AP) Jerry Dipoto did not go quietly into the Seattle Mariners offseason. The entire overhaul Dipoto embarked upon after taking over as the Mariners general manager was not subtle or quiet. It was attention-grabbing, and as Dipoto said on Thursday during the Mariners' pre-spring training luncheon, successful. ''I think we did what we said we were going to do. And I feel...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Offseason Report Card

When Jerry Dipoto took over as the General Manager of the Seattle Mariners at the end of the 2015 season, he had a clear plan for the club. He wanted to become deeper as an organization and build an athletic team that fit SafeCo Field. It was a very busy offseason for the M’s and […]
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Eppler on Taking the Reins in Anaheim

Billy Eppler isn’t sure if he’s bringing philosophical change to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. That’s not something he’s especially concerned with. How things were done under Jerry Dipoto is largely immaterial. Eppler’s focus is on the future, which began when he took over as the team’s general manager in early October. Eppler is a first-year GM, but he’s not without...
Via Fangraphs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Defending Dipoto

Jerry Dipoto has already made several moves as the General Manager of the Seattle Mariners, some bigger than others, and some more controversial than others. Dipoto received quite a bit of criticism from the Wade Miley trade, as several Mariners fans were not pleased to see Dipoto trade away Carson Smith. They felt that Dipoto got the short end of the stick from the trade which saw...
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners are getting a facelift courtesy of Jerry Dipoto

The Seattle Mariners are taking on a new look this offseason. It started way back in August when they relieved general manager Jack Zduriencik of his duties. They spent almost exactly a month searching before finally hiring former Angels GM Jerry Dipoto. Not three full months have passed, and we can already see a significant change in philosophy with regards to major league roster...
Via The Outside Corner
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Dipoto’s Nine Points of Offense

Among the comments made by Jerry Dipoto in his conversation with David Laurila at the recently concluded GM meetings, one finds a fascinating statement by the new Mariners general manager on the topic of identifying undervalued offense, and nine things that successful hitters do. We’ve defined a nine-point criteria of what we believe a quality at-bat consists of. If you do those...
Via Fangraphs
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

General manager Jerry Dipoto on the Mariners' new direction

Jerry Dipoto has a plan. Importantly, he also has the autonomy to implement it. Free from the shackles of Anaheim, he’s now able to do his own thing, with his own people, in Seattle. That’s good news for Mariners’ fans. Dipoto is doing more than simply replacing Jack Zduriencik as Seattle’s general manager. He’s enacting philosophical change. The erstwhile Angels GM is...
Via Fangraphs
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners hire former Angels GM Jerry Dipoto

Former Angels GM Jerry Dipoto didn’t stay a special assistant with the Red Sox for too long. On Monday, he was named as the new general manager of the Seattle Mariners, replacing Jack Zduriencik. #Mariners name Jerry Dipoto new General Manager. Press conference tomorrow at 10 a.m. More: — Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) September...
Via The Outside Corner
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox bring in Jerry DiPoto as a consultant

By Liam McGuire Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe tweeted this afternoon (confirming a Peter Gammons report) that the Boston Red Sox have hired former L.A. Angels general manager Jerry DiPoto in a role which he’ll be helping the club in the interim with offseason moves. Confirmed Peter Gammons report that the Red Sox have hired former Angels GM Jerry DiPoto on an interim basis...
Via The Outside Corner
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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