Atlanta Braves Add to Bullpen & Shuffle Minor League Deck

This morning the Atlanta Braves adjusted the bullpen due to injury, added a potential bullpen arm and shuffled the minor league rosters. Here’s the rundown. Atlanta Braves GM John Coppolella may not be the busiest in baseball – I see you Jerry DiPoto – but the last couple of days have seen a lot of […] Atlanta Braves Add to Bullpen & Shuffle Minor League Deck - Tomahawk...
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4 days ago

Jerry Dipoto checks in with encouraging news on the Mariners Magazine Show

With the roster for the day set, Jerry Dipoto was able to join the Mariners Magazine Show Sunday morning. By the end of the afternoon his club had its 32nd game in the books and seen its 15th different reliever used out of the pen. A new normal for the Mariners in 2017 that in truth is anything but. “It has been a challenging five weeks, particularly a challenging ten...
16 days ago

Mariners constantly in motion with Jerry Dipoto in charge

SEATTLE (AP) Jerry Dipoto keeps proving the ''Trader Jerry'' nickname is a valid one. The Seattle Mariners general manager is constantly tinkering, trying to create a club that can once again be a contender instead of an afterthought. That means during the 17 months that Dipoto has served as Seattle's GM, the Mariners front office has been kept on its toes, constantly waiting...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Constant change the theme of Mariners offseason

SEATTLE (AP) Jerry Dipoto never stops tinkering with the Seattle Mariners roster. Even if it comes at the strangest of times. Just minutes after Dipoto walked off the podium Thursday during the Mariners' annual pre-spring training event - and after Dipoto spent nearly a half-hour talking about another offseason roster makeover - the Mariners announced yet another roster change...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Dipoto’s Trade Activity, in Context

I recently took a vacation, which meant I recently missed some Mariners trades. The trades weren’t conditional upon me being somewhere else; they were conditional upon the passage of some amount of time. The Mariners subtracted from the pitching staff to add to the outfield. They then subtracted from the outfield to add to the pitching staff. Later, they subtracted from the minors...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Indians, Rangers join White Sox in Mariners' clubhouse dues protest

White Sox players are not the only ones to protest a new Mariners policy regarding visiting clubhouse dues.The Indians and Rangers both tried to circumvent the policy in June by tipping visiting clubhouse manager Jeff Bopp but not paying clubhouse dues, according to major-league sources.The White Sox refused to pay Bopp at all after their visit to Seattle July 18-20, objecting to...
Via FOX Sports
July 26, 2016

Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto: disagreements with Angels weren't always 'healthy'

General manager Jerry Dipoto is content with his new employers, the Seattle Mariners.Dipoto took over for Jack Zduriencik in the fall after leaving the Los Angeles Angels during the summer...and on Friday he opened up a bit about his time in Anaheim.Specifically, Dipoto told MLB Network Radio about the relationship in Anaheim between himself, manager Mike Scioscia and owner Arte...
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February 19, 2016  |  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
January 28, 2016  |  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...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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