Tag Archives: Jerry Dipoto

Posted on November 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The first major trade of the baseball offseason is about to be finalized, and not surprisingly, it involves the Seattle Mariners, who have been kings of the trade under GM Jerry Dipoto. The Mariners are set to trade catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Guillermo Heredia, and pitching prospect […]

Posted on July 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When Jerry Dipoto took over as GM of the Seattle Mariners in September 2015, he set out to end what is now the longest playoff drought in baseball. He hasn’t quite gotten there yet, but the team is willing to give him more time to try. On […]

Posted on May 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Don’t call it a retirement, even if it feels like it. The Seattle Mariners announced Thursday that 44-year old outfielder Ichiro Suzuki will be stepping away from the field for the rest of 2018. Rather than serving as a reserve outfielder, Ichiro will serve as a special […]

Posted on November 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It appears to be only a matter of time until Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani is officially posted for major league teams to bid on his services. With his abilities as both a pitcher and a hitter, virtually every MLB team would love to add him. Of course, […]

Posted on November 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The winter trade season is officially underway. Late Wednesday night, the Seattle Mariners acquired infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland Athletics for relief pitcher Emilio Pagan and minor league shortstop Alexander Campos. The 25-year old Healy has emerged in Oakland over the past couple of seasons as […]

Posted on August 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than 48 hours until the waiver-trade deadline, the Seattle Mariners have made a move to shore up their injury-plagued rotation. The Mariners acquired starting pitcher Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. St. Louis also sent cash to help cover Leake’s salary and $750,000 in […]

Posted on July 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With the trade deadline looming, the trades are starting to come in hard and fast for the Seattle Mariners. Of course, considering the history of Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto, that shouldn’t be a surprise. One day after acquiring reliever David Phelps from the Marlins, the Mariners have […]

Posted on July 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners have spent much the season on the periphery of the playoff race. But there’s no doubt the club is going for it in 2017 after acquiring right-handed reliever David Phelps on Thursday. The Mariners acquired Phelps from the Miami Marlins for four prospects in […]

Posted on June 7, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 season hasn’t exactly gone according to plan for the Seattle Mariners. However, the offseason acquisition of shortstop Jean Segura has worked out just as the team hoped. The Mariners are now ready to commit to Segura as a cornerstone of their future. Multiple outlets have […]

Posted on April 3, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With more than 30 trades made over the last year and a half, Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto may finally have the team he wants heading into the season. The Mariners have been one of the busier teams in baseball this offseason, so what can we expect […]

Posted on March 31, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One of the biggest acquisitions the Seattle Mariners made this offseason will not be with them when the season gets underway on Monday. The team announced on Friday that left-handed starter Drew Smyly has been diagnosed with a flexor strain in his elbow and will miss at […]

Posted on March 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners have optioned first base prospect Dan Vogelbach to triple-A, a change in the team’s plans heading into spring. The team acquired Danny Valencia over the winter with the intention of having him platoon at first base with Vogelbach at first base. However, Vogelbach’s performance […]

The leading sports investment firm in the country