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Ford, Gonzalez look to bring star power to Seattle

Mariners could bolster young core with exciting group of All-Stars
December 16, 2022

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Seattle Mariners.

Prospect Q&A: Mariners righty Hancock

Seattle’s No. 2 prospect discusses injury rehab, strong season
August 18, 2022

In the early part of his professional career, it seems Emerson Hancock’s greatest challenge has been remaining on the field. The 23-year-old right-hander has been limited to 27 starts since being drafted by the Mariners with the No. 6 overall selection in 2020. Despite the small sample, Hancock has been

Berroa fans 11 in Travelers' second no-no of '22

Former Major Leaguers Kaminsky, Shipley toss scoreless frames
August 13, 2022

Double-A Arkansas’ second no-hitter of the 2022 season was started by a young arm on his way to the Major Leagues. It was finished off by a pair of veterans working their way back up to The Show. No. 24 Mariners prospect Prelander Berroa struck out a career-high 11 over

Green gives Rainiers another home run trifecta

A couple days after O'Keefe's feat, infielder completes milestone
July 5, 2022

Less than 48 hours after Triple-A Tacoma's Brian O'Keefe delivered a three-homer feat, Zach Green also hit that trifecta for the first time. The 28-year-old plated seven runs with his three long balls, powering the Rainiers to an 11-4 victory over the Aces in Reno. It marked the first time

O'Keefe hits 3 homers, delivers walk-off single

Veteran catcher lifts Triple-A Tacoma to third walk-off in four days
July 3, 2022

Stepping up to the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning on Saturday, Brian O’Keefe had a chance at rarefied air. Armed with three home runs and bidding for a historic fourth, he instead settled for a solid consolation prize -- a walk-off single to lift the Triple-A Tacoma

Presenting top plays by position from the first half

DeLuzio, Abrams, Duzenack made the most of their spot on the field
June 29, 2022

Throughout the first half of the Minor League season, fans were treated to some remarkable, jaw-dropping, eye-popping and show-stopping displays of defensive excellence. We’ve broken down the best of the best in our weekly Top 10 countdown, and brought fans into the conversation with our voting for Plays of the

Mercedes is magic in first AquaSox no-hitter

M's prospect strikes out career-high 10 in dominant performance
June 1, 2022

After nearly 30 years and 2,059 regular-season games, High-A Everett finally has a no-hitter to call its own. Juan Mercedes struck out a career-high 10 to complete the seven-inning gem against visiting Eugene, 5-0, on Tuesday night. The no-no was the 12th in the Minors this season and the third

The Road to The Show™: Noelvi Marte

No. 11 overall prospect can keep young talent flowing to Seattle
May 10, 2022

Each week, 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 second-ranked Mariners prospect Noelvi Marte. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. The Mariners’ transformation into a

Marte, Williamson following the road to Seattle

Shortstop, southpaw poised to help M’s end postseason drought
December 23, 2021

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.

Prospect season in review: Mariners’ Kirby

No. 33 overall prospect stays in control among talented group
November 9, 2021's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at third-ranked Mariners prospect George Kirby. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. A healthy competition among Mariners pitching prospects emerged during camp. Some from that group

Scouting report: Mariners' Emerson Hancock

Seattle's 2020 first-round pick has the stuff to be a future ace
June 22, 2021'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
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
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,'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
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
November 9, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'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, 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, 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
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
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
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
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
July 24, 2020

With so much focus year after year on the newest and wildest rebranding projects in Minor League Baseball, 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
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