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PEORIA, Ariz. — Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais walked around the clubhouse Tuesday before their first full-squad workout, saw the hurt and anger from their players.
They didn’t try to subdue the players’ feelings, or corral their emotions, but simply listened, trying to explain that the , was one man’s opinion, and not remotely shared by the organization.
Still, this wasn’t just some renegade employee. This was the leader of the Seattle organization callously belittling the Mariners’ players, mocking the foreign players for their English skills, skewering those who didn’t succumb to their