Might the Mariners match up with the Rays, Red Sox (again), Yankees, Blue Jays, or Orioles on a major trade this winter?
The mention of Austin Shenton reminded me how useful he could be as a prospect now. Or Pablo Lopez, or Freddy Peralta. We got some value from Castillo the first year and a half, but wish we hadn't traded Shenton. Love to see a Mariners after Midnight or Baseball Things episode assessing DiPoto's trades, as compared to what he's done in drafting and developing. We've gotten Brash and Munoz and some good years of Ty France in trades where we didn't give up much, but it feels like DiPoto's track record in signing and developing is better than his record in trading.