New Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, left, looks on as team president Kevin Mather speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Seattle. For Dipoto, being hired by the Mariners as their new general manager comes with one task above all others: Ending the longest postseason drought in baseball.
New Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, left, looks on as team president Kevin Mather speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Seattle. For Dipoto, being hired by the Mariners as their new general manager comes with one task above all others: Ending the longest postseason drought in baseball. Elaine Thompson AP
New Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, left, looks on as team president Kevin Mather speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Seattle. For Dipoto, being hired by the Mariners as their new general manager comes with one task above all others: Ending the longest postseason drought in baseball. Elaine Thompson AP

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