Seattle Mariners Spotlight —  Jesus Montero

Montero Fighting For His Career This Spring One of the most interesting battles to watch this spring as the Seattle Mariners get set for Cactus League play will be the battle at first base.  While Adam Lind will get virtually all of the playing time at first base when the Mariners face a right hander, it’s a safe bet he’ll be on the bench when a tough southpaw takes the mound...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners flashback: as players, new GM Dipoto strikes out manager Servais in '99

New Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto was a relief pitcher at the MLB level for eight seasons, from 1993-2000. New Mariners manager Scott Servais, meanwhile, was a catcher for 11 years (from 1991-2001). As one might suspect given the duo's track record throughout the 1990s, pitcher Dipoto and catcher Servais did cross paths a few times...such as this incident on April 22, 1999, when...
Via Fox Sports
11 days 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
15 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
17 days ago  |  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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