Top 2018 Picks Ready For Double-A Test
First- and third-round picks Logan Gilbert and Cal Raleigh earned promotions to Double-A in their first full pro seasons.
George Kirby Looks Familiar To Mariners
The Mariners' scouting and analytics departments both drew comparisons between the club's first-round pick this year and last.
Everything Is Trending Up For Ljay Newsome
The 22-year-old righty put in the time last offseason to boost his velocity. The effort is paying off as he repeats the Cal League.
Matt Festa, The Uncommon Reliever
Because of his starter background, Festa throws five different pitch types out of the bullpen and used his guile to rocket to the big leagues.
Julio Rodriguez Has That 'It' Factor
Though still a teenager, Rodriguez has a charismatic personality that draws teammates to him and makes him a focal point of the Mariners' rebuild.
Mariners Want Justus Sheffield To Let It Fly
The young lefthander has the type of high-caliber stuff that doesn't require precise command. Now he just needs to believe that.
Kyle Lewis Regains Trust In Injured Knee
Recovering physically from a major knee injury is only half the battle for Lewis. Now he must recover mentally and trust it.
Justin Dunn Takes Long Route To Seattle
A first-round pick by the Mets in 2016, Dunn was traded to the Mariners in the offseason deal that sent Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano to New York.
Jarred Kelenic Could Define Mariners' Rebuild
The Mariners regarded Kelenic as their top target in the 2018 draft. They got their man six months later in a trade with the Mets.
Braden Bishop Learns From Toughest Year
A slow start at Double-A and a season-ending surgery conspired to make 2018 the most trying year yet for Bishop.