clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

They Might Be Mariners, Ep. 10: Reviewing Seattle’s draft history - 2016-2019

Tackling the feats and faults of Jerry Dipoto’s front office’s drafts thus far.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Oakland Athletics v Seattle Mariners Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

With the grisliest work behind us, John, Kate, and Joe look into the cheerier tidings of more recent drafts, hoping to get a sense of what’s gone wrong and right, and what we might expect from the Mariners in the 2020 Draft. We talk extensively about pitching development, and how Seattle’s knack for it in recent years has been encouraging. Conversely, we address the way Seattle’s drafts in recent years have directly led to the dearth of middle infield depth in the system, and how their preference for college talent in the top of the draft has become conspicuous. Kate claims the 2018 draft class is shaping up to be the defining one of Dipoto’s tenure. We talk about 3B/2B Joe Rizzo, who has a magnifying glass on him for many of the reasons listed above.

If you enjoy this, please download, rate, and subscribe to the podcast feed, as it is one of the only ways we directly receive a bit of extra funding for our work on the site! If you have requests, questions, and/or suggestions, please leave them in the comments, email us, or message us on Twitter. Thanks for your support!

Music: “Ken II” by Midnight Survivor / “CHANCES” by KAYTRANADA

Note: If you’re searching for the podcast to subscribe (and we would love it if you did) please be aware that it is listed as simply “Lookout Landing” and not “Lookout Landing 2.0” which is understandably confusing. We’re sorry.

Direct Link

ITunes

GooglePlay

Stitcher