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When the Mariners hired new GM Jerry Dipoto, many anticipated this day might soon come, but it doesn’t mean they were happy to see it finally arrive.

This day, of course, is the day Mariners’ manager Lloyd McClendon saw his two-year run as manager of the Mariners come to an end.

While fans have embraced Dipoto’s hiring, many were less than pleased on Twitter upon hearing the news Friday morning.

Here is what fans and media members had to say:

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