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Mariners offer unique experiences for auction
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The Mariners are offering some unique items for the sixth annual online charity auction during the Winter Meetings. The event has raised more than $900,000 since its inception to aid various cancer causes, and this year’s auction supports the “Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship fund.”

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Busy Mariners could deal more at Meetings
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It has already been a busy offseason for general manager Jerry Dipoto, but that doesn’t mean the Mariners won’t continue to be in the middle of things as the Winter Meetings play out over the next four days.

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Frankoff released by Mariners
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Seth Frankoff, a right-handed pitcher claimed off waivers by the Mariners from the Cubs last September, was released on Sunday in order for him to pursue an opportunity to play in Korea next season.

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Gillick reflects on historic 2000 Winter Meetings
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While some in attendance at the 2000 Winter Meetings in Dallas remember it as the year of the ice storm, nearly everyone in the world of sports better recalls the bombshell deal that shook baseball and the Mariners’ contingent at the Loews Anatole Hotel where Major League executives were hunkered down riding out their own […]

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Mariners claim reliever Morin from Royals
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Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto reached into his past with the Angels on Friday, claiming right-handed reliever Mike Morin off waivers from the Royals. Morin pitched four seasons with the Angels until finishing last year with Kansas City.

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Mariners shift to Plan B with Ohtani off market
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With Shohei Ohtani casting his lot <a href=”https://www.mlb.com/mariners/news/shohei-ohtani-agrees-to-deal-with-angels/c-263134146″>with the American League West-rival Angels</a> on Friday, the Mariners are left to turn to Plan B now that general manager Jerry Dipoto’s primary offseason target is off the board.

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Mariners eye pitching as Winter Meetings near
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With the Winter Meetings looming next week in Florida, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and his crew now have to shift gears after learning Friday that top target Shohei Ohtani has chosen the Angels to pursue his dream of becoming a two-way standout.

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New Seattle star Gordon has skills for center
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Dee Gordon has never played center field in his Major League career. Never played any outfield in his life, for that matter, other than about a dozen Dominican Winter League games four years ago. But Jerry Dipoto believes Gordon is perfectly suited to play center field for Seattle while Robinson Cano continues to man second […]

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Speed & Dee-fense: Mariners acquire Gordon
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Looking to improve their team speed and baserunning ability, the Mariners made a bold move in that direction on Thursday by acquiring two-time National League All-Star Dee Gordon from the Marlins and another $1 million in international slot money in exchange for top pitching prospect Nick Neidert and two other Minor Leaguers. Seattle plans to […]

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Pursuing Ohtani, Mariners deal for bonus money
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Jerry Dipoto clearly is leaving no stone unturned in his efforts to lure Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani to Seattle, as the Mariners general manager traded Minor League catcher David Banuelos on Wednesday to the Twins to acquire an additional $1 million in international bonus pool money.

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Dipoto expects Iwakuma to have long-term role
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Hisashi Iwakuma doesn’t figure to be back competing for a role on the Mariners’ Major League roster until sometime around the end of May, general manager Jerry Dipoto said on his Wheelhouse Podcast on Wednesday, but the 36-year-old right-hander remains a key member of the organization going forward.

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Inbox: What impact would Ohtani have?
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If Shohei Ohtani signs with an American League team and is asked to both pitch and bat in the same game, how does that work with the designated hitter? Beat reporter Greg Johns tackles this and other questions on the minds of Mariners fans in his Inbox.

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