GM Jack Zduriencik says that he expects to retain Eric Wedge as the Mariners manager in 2014, ESPN's Jim Bowden reports on Twitter. Zduriencik would not comment on his own status, which remains somewhat in question in spite of reports that he is already under contract for next year.
Of course, Seattle's front office and field management has come under pressure after another difficult season. The M's stand at 62-73; they are 17 games out of the division lead and 13.5 back of a wild card slot. Zduriencik and Wedge have been together at the helm of the Mariners for three seasons, but have yet to produce a winning record.