Mariners President of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto, center, answers a question as Exec. VP and General Manager of Baseball Operations Justin Hollander, left, and Manager Scott Servais look on during their first news conference after the team did not make the playoffs, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023 in Seattle. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
(Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Larry Stone

Jerry Dipoto tells Mariners fans what they don’t want to hear | Larry Stone

The disconnect between fans’ discontent after the Mariners’ September stumble and the assurance that the team is poised for perennial contention was startling, writes columnist Larry Stone.