The Mariners’ CEO Mather resigns after derogatory remarks surface

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, second from left, manager Scott Servais, right, and team president and CEO Kevin Mather, second from right, watch from the stands Wednesday, July 8, 2020, during baseball practice in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

In one 45-minute conversation, Kevin Mather undermined the Seattle Mariners far beyond being the organization with the longest playoff drought in baseball.