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McClendon will not return as Mariners manager

The offseason of change continues for the Mariners.tmpplchld Lloyd McClendon won't return as manager for the 2016 season.tmpplchld The Mariners, based on the decision of new general manager Jerry Dipoto, announced Friday it has decided to part ways with McClendon after two seasons. A large portion of McClendon's coaching staff was let go or reassigned.tmpplchld "I just felt in the end, that I owed it to Lloyd and I owed it to the staff, to the players, to the Mariners organization and to myself to be honest in my assessment of where the Mariners were and where we needed to be," Dipoto said Friday in a conference call with reporters. "I think this is the right...