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Jerry Dipoto may stay with the Diamondbacks after all

Sep 28, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT

When the Diamondbacks hired Kevin Towers as their new general manager last week the assumption was that interim general manager Jerry Dipoto would leave the organization after finishing runner-up in the interview process, but now it sounds like he may stick around.
Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports that Towers has asked Dipoto to remain with the team “in a significant capacity” and Dipoto is traveling with the Diamondbacks on their road trip to California as “a way for he and Towers to get to know each other better and to continue to discuss their baseball philosophies.”
Dipoto would have no trouble finding another prominent front office job elsewhere and will likely be in the mix for various GM openings this offseason, so staying in Arizona as the assistant to someone who was just signed to a multi-year deal would be somewhat surprising. Can’t blame Towers for trying, though.

  1. Old Gator - Sep 28, 2010 at 1:31 PM

    As long as Ozzie Guillen (and his big dimwitted mouth) stays in Chicago and gives the Feesh a wide berth, Jerry DiPoto can come or go as he pleases.

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