Spring Coaching Begins in Peoria

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This week the Seattle Mariners started their Spring Coaching at their facility in Peoria, Arizona. Which means we’re within the part of the spring the place we’re getting photos and movies of prospects in massive league camp. We’re seeing movies of bullpens, dwell at bats, batting follow, and way more. Listed here are among the prime highlights to this point.

First off is a Bryce Miller dwell at bat.

Emerson Hancock was additionally throwing dwell.

Listed here are some pictures of some minor league pitchers throwing bullpens.

Mariners Draft Highlight

Now that school baseball is returning this week, we’ll have a look at one of many prime school shortstops within the upcoming draft, who could be a participant the Mariners might goal if they might float him down the draft board or if he slides. That shortstop is the son of former MLB veteran and Mariners shortstop Jack Wilson, Jacob Wilson. Jacob Wilson is the beginning shortstop at Grand Canyon College, and he’s an elite hitter.

Final season for GCU, the righty slashed .358/.418/.585 in 59 video games. He additionally hit 12 house runs and 14 doubles. Maybe probably the most spectacular factor about Wilson is that he solely struck out 7 occasions in 275 at bats final 12 months, and walked 25 occasions. He places the bat on the ball rather a lot, and that performs effectively along with his ability set. MLB Pipeline grades hit future hit device as a possible 65. Aside from that he’s graded fairly common, but when he can hit then he’ll play within the massive leagues sometime greater than seemingly. Prospects Live praised the quickly to be 21-year-old, “Wilson checks a ton of bins and is a very talked-about determine amongst his friends and evaluators.” He would definitely be a enjoyable participant to see within the Mariners group if they’ll get the prospect to draft him.

Mariners Prospects within the Information

Daniel Kramer highlights six young pitchers that you need to be keeping track of this Spring Coaching.

Keith Law over at The Athletic ranked his prime 20 Mariners prospects.

To look at school baseball on this opening weekend, take a look at the Prospects Live College Baseball Watch Guide.

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Curtis Christianson

Curtis Christianson is the Athletic Director at Concordia Christian Academy. He additionally works within the Tacoma Rainiers clubhouse through the baseball season.

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