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Tue, 28 Oct 2008 18:22:23 -0700
The Associated Press reports team executive Lee Pelekoudas will remain with the Seattle Mariners. He had served as interim general manager after Bill Bavasi was fired in June and until the club hired new general manager Jack Zduriencik. His exact role has not been announced.
Fri, 08 Aug 2008 15:36:48 -0700
Reds.MLB.com reports the Cincinnati Reds have hired former Seattle Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi as a special assistant to general manager Walt Jocketty.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 12:24:16 -0700
MLB.com reports Seattle Mariners chief executive officer Howard Lincoln announced Monday, June 16, that general manager Bill Bavasi has been relieved of his duties with the team.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 07:57:16 -0700
The Associated Press reports Seattle Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi ordered all 25 of the Mariners to sit at their locker Wednesday, June 4, and take responsibility for the team losing 20 of 27 games.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 21:02:53 -0700
The Associated Press reports Seattle Mariners manager John McLaren's job is safe, according to general manager Bill Bavasi. "This is not a field managerial issue. He's not at the plate with guys on first and second and leaving them there - three times," Bavasi said.
Thu, 27 Sep 2007 16:30:09 -0700
John Hickey, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Mariners CEO Howard Lincoln and club president Chuck Armstrong announced Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi will return for the 2008 season.
Fri, 21 Sep 2007 09:09:21 -0700
Updating a previous report, Jim Street, of MLB.com, reports Seattle Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi is not under contract for the 2008 season. Since replacing Pat Gillick in 2003, Bavasi has been working on a year-to-year contract. He has yet to hear whether he will be brought back in 2008.
Thu, 20 Sep 2007 10:26:32 -0700
Geoff Baker, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi had his contract extended through 2008 this summer as part of team policy not to have their general manager enter a season on the last year of his contract.
Sun, 01 Jul 2007 15:05:12 -0700
Updating a recent item, the Associated Press' Gregg Bell reports former Seattle Mariners manager Mike Hargrove will serve as an advisor to the team for the rest of the season, according to Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi. Hargrove was in the final year of a three-year deal with the club when he announced his resignation from the managerial position Sunday, July 1. Hargrove plans on spending quality time with his family after being involved in baseball as a manager, coach or player since 1972.
Wed, 24 Jan 2007 22:36:33 -0800
The Associated Press' Gregg Bell reports Seattle Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi has made re-signing OF Ichiro Suzuki to a new deal a top priority for 2007, but he hasn't issued a timetable. "It's a top priority," Bavasi said. "But the timing is not that important. Whatever he and Tony are comfortable with. And whatever our ownership is comfortable with."