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Scouting report: Mariners' Emerson Hancock

Seattle's 2020 first-round pick has the stuff to be a future ace
@MavalloneMiLB
June 22, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at third-ranked Mariners prospect Emerson Hancock. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. The Mariners have been lauded

Toolshed: Spring Training camps to watch

Ten groups worth following as top prospects showcase talents
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 24, 2021

Pitchers and catchers have been in Arizona and Florida a while. Position players have officially joined them in earnest. Look around you. It's decidedly spring. To celebrate the official opening of Spring Training and return of full-squad workouts, Toolshed presents 10 camps across the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues that prospect

2021 Prospect Projections: AL West rookies

How Astros, Halos, M's, A's, Rangers prospects could fare in 2021
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 10, 2021

This is the fifth in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for

The Show Before the Show: Episode 293

Mariners Triple-A manager Negrón shares expectations of role
January 29, 2021

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Mariners invite Kelenic, Rodriguez to camp

Gilbert makes three Top-100 prospects preparing for Arizona
@SamDykstraMiLB
January 28, 2021

The Mariners' future success depends on their farm system. The organization is about to get close look at where the stars of its system currently stand. Seattle extended non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training to No. 9 overall prospect Jarred Kelenic, No. 15 Julio Rodriguez and No. 35 Logan

State of the System: Seattle Mariners

Kelenic, Gilbert on cusp of pushing rebuild to another level
@RobTnova24
November 9, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021.

The Road to The Show™: Taylor Trammell

Recent Mariners acquisition packages speed, power, leadership
November 2, 2020

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Seattle Mariners outfielder Taylor Trammell. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. Being traded is rough. You're uprooted

The Road to The Show™: Logan Gilbert

Mariners righty has all the tools to become a staff ace
October 19, 2020

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Seattle Mariners right-hander Logan Gilbert. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Mariners prospects reading for a cause in Tacoma

Players inspiring discussion of social issues with area school kids
@katiejwoo
September 24, 2020

The Seattle Mariners are hopeful that their promising Minor League pipeline will boost the big league club in the near future. In the meantime, players at their alternate training site in Tacoma are aiming to make a difference in society at large.

Padres' latest deal sends Trammell to Mariners

No. 60 overall prospect in seven-player swap revolving around Nola
August 30, 2020

There's active at the Trade Deadline, and then there's what San Diego has been doing this weekend. The Padres completed another big deal ahead of Monday's deadline. Their latest blockbuster sent Taylor Trammell, baseball's No. 60 overall prospect, to the Mariners on Sunday. In addition to the 22-year-old outfielder, Seattle

Seattle's Dunn battles to first big league win

Club's No. 8 prospect limits damage to two runs over six innings
@RobTnova24
August 11, 2020

It didn't take long for Justin Dunn to realize he didn't have his best stuff when he took the hill Monday night, but that didn't stop him from grinding out his first Major League victory. The eighth-ranked Mariners prospect battled through six innings -- yielding two runs on seven hits

Lewis continues stellar start for Mariners

10th-ranked prospect records sixth straight multi-hit game
@AndrewAtBatt
August 1, 2020

Kyle Lewis made a name for himself with a powerful entrance to the Majors last year. Now he's producing an equally impressive encore. The 10th-ranked Mariners prospect extended his hitting streak to eight games on Friday, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored as Seattle topped the A's,

White tees off for first time with Mariners

No. 55 overall prospect clubbed 32 dingers in the Minor Leagues
@RobTnova24
July 27, 2020

Evan White found his power stroke in the Texas League last season, and the 24-year-old flexed it in the Major Leagues on Monday. The Mariners No. 4 prospect clubbed his first big league dinger -- a two-run blast that traveled an estimated 418 feet off righty Josh James in the

A well-trodden road: Travelers pass test of time

Texas League's longest-tenured team name dates back to 1901
@tylermaun
July 24, 2020

With so much focus year after year on the newest and wildest rebranding projects in Minor League Baseball, MiLB.com takes a look at the flip side. This spring and summer, we will be profiling teams with some of the longest continually used nicknames in each league. Next up: the Texas

Cream of the crop opening 2020 in the Majors

Best Minors has to offer ready to take their shots in the bigs
@MavalloneMiLB
July 23, 2020

The kids are all grown up. Some of the best and brightest prospects baseball has to offer have found their way onto Major League rosters for the opening of the 2020 season. In a sport in which players are conditioned to pace themselves for a six-month marathon, the 60-game schedule

Mariners' Rodriguez suffers left wrist fracture

No. 18 overall prospect injured during Summer Camp outfield drill
@SamDykstraMiLB
July 16, 2020

The return of baseball to Major League stadiums also means the return of unfortunate baseball injuries. Mariners No. 2 prospect Julio Rodriguez suffered a hairline fracture of his left wrist during an outfield drill on Wednesday, Seattle announced. Rodriguez is scheduled to undergo more tests, and a time frame for

The Show Before the Show: Episode 266

Mariners prospect Rodriguez sets Summer Camp expectations
July 9, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Prospects in the Mariners' 2020 player pool

Reloaded system has Seattle excited, ready for this year and beyond
@MavalloneMiLB
July 8, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

2020 Draft recap: Seattle Mariners

Seattle hopes Hancock will be the emerald of strong Draft
@MavalloneMiLB
June 19, 2020

Following the five-round 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, MiLB.com takes an organization-by-organization look at each pick with help from team scouting executives.

The Show Before the Show: Episode 260

Royals' Heath discusses what needs to change, his platform
June 4, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

The Road to The Show™: Julio Rodriguez

No. 18 overall prospect has been sailing right through Minors
June 1, 2020

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez.

Best streams of 2019 games: Wild strikeouts

Thunder's Garcia whiffs 15; Travelers' Crismatt is immaculate
@MavalloneMiLB
May 25, 2020

Outside of the home run, the strikeout is the singular moment in a game that elicits raw emotion. It's why Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez are etched in baseball lore. The ability to blow a 100-mph heater past a hitter or drop in a knee-buckling breaking ball resonates

AquaSox 2019 Coaching Staff Named

José Moreno returns as manager for third consecutive season
January 14, 2019

Everett, WA - The Everett AquaSox are proud to announce their coaching staff for the 2019 Northwest League season. José Moreno returns for his fifth season as manager; Ari Ronick joins the staff as the pitching coach; Joe Thurston as the hitting coach; athletic trainer is Amanda Lee and performance

Three Frogs Named NWL All-Stars

Andres Torres, David Banuelos, Joseph Rosa Join NWL Squad
July 26, 2017

Everett, WA - Andres Torres, David Banuelos and Joseph Rosa have been named to the Northwest League All-Team on Wednesday, July 26. Rosa has been announced as a probable starter for the third-ever NWL vs. Pioneer League All-Star Game.

PCL witnesses ties for first time in 20 years

New Orleans, Fresno draws mark league's first deadlocks since 1996
May 30, 2016

It had been 20 years since there was a tie in the Pacific Coast League. Within a span of 80 minutes Monday, there were two. Around 4:15 p.m. ET, the Tacoma Rainiers and New Orleans Zephyrs halted play for good after five-plus innings due to rain, and the game ended