The Seattle Mariners introduced a big group of gamers to Spring Coaching on Non Roster Invites earlier this week, headlined by three younger beginning pitching prospects: Bryce Miller, Emerson Hancock, and Taylor Dollard. These three may be in line to come back up from the minor leagues and make begins within the Mariners rotation in some unspecified time in the future throughout the season. All three pitched at Double-A final season, and might be summertime call-ups if they’re pitching properly and the M’s have a necessity.
The membership additionally invited high catching prospect Harry Ford and right-hander Bryan Woo to Spring Coaching. To see the remainder of the listing click here.
Mariners 40-Man Roster Transfer
The Mariners DFA’d current waiver declare J.B. Bukauskas to assert lefty Tyler Saucedo from the Toronto Blue Jays. Saucedo is a 6-foot-4 lefty who hasn’t had a lot success in his small large league pattern dimension. He had a 2.25 ERA in 20 minor league innings final season. His arsenal is contains a mid-90s fastball to go along with a slider, curveball, and alter up. The 29-year-old might be on the fringes of the Mariners bullpen combine, and will not make it to Spring Coaching on the 40 man roster. Bukauskas simply cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma, preserving him within the group.
Mariners Minor League Transactions
Seattle introduced minor league contracts with RHP Taylor Williams and INF Leonardo Rivas. Williams was a shock success story within the shortened 2020 season, who was then traded for Matt Brash. Williams rejoined the group final summer time when he joined the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers, and now in all probability begins the yr there.
Mariners Draft Highlight
The Mariners have drafted extra prep pitchers within the final two drafts, so this weeks Mariners Draft Highlight is highschool left-handed pitcher Thomas White. He’s a tall and lean 6-foot-5 left-hander who ranks as MLB Pipeline’s nineteenth finest prospect within the upcoming draft. He has an enormous fastball that nears the high-90s, and has a growing curveball and alter up.
Prospects Live says, “there are people who imagine White is one of the best prep southpaw prospect out there in any draft since Steve Avery was chosen no. 3 general in 1988. Higher than Brien Taylor. Higher than McKenzie Gore.” That’s excessive reward for the 18-year-old Vanderbilt commit, however with three late first spherical picks within the July draft, the Mariners could choose White with a type of picks.
Mariners Minor Leaguers within the Information
Luke Arkins has been writing about Jarred Kelenic and what his scenario is heading into 2023.
Mariners President of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto was on 710am Seattle Sports and spoke about Bryce Miller and Cade Marlowe being doable 2023 large league contributors.
Over at Locked On Mariners, Ty Dane Gonzalez and Colby Patnode ranked their high 30 Mariners Prospects this week on their Youtube channel.
Curtis Christianson is the Athletic Director at Concordia Christian Academy. He additionally works within the Tacoma Rainiers clubhouse throughout the baseball season.