Seattle Mariners

Mariners announce signing of 29 of 40 draft picks

SEATTLE, Wash. -

Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Scott Hunter announced today that the club has signed 29 of its 40 picks from the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

 

The 29 signings include 7 of the top 10 selections and 25 of the top 30.

 

All Major League teams have until July 6, 2018 (2:00 p.m. PT) to sign drafted players with remaining college eligibility.

 

The Mariners selected 21 pitchers, 3 catchers, 11 infielders (6 2B, 4 SS, 1 3B) and 5 outfielders. Seattle selected 33 college players and 7 high school players.

 

Here is a look at the Mariners 2018 Draft selections (Bold Italics with asterisk* indicates signed players):

 

RD

PICK

PLAYER

POS

B-T

HT

WT

DOB

SCHOOL

HOMETOWN

1

14

Logan Gilbert

RHP

R-R

6-6

225

05/05/97

Stetson University

Apopka, FL

2*

54

Josh Stowers

OF

R-R

6-1

200

02/25/97

University of Louisville

Westchester, IL

3

90

Cal Raleigh

C

S-R

6-3

225

11/26/96

Florida State University

Cullowhee, NC

4*

118

Michael Plassmeyer

LHP

L-L

6-2

197

11/05/96

University of Missouri

St. Louis, MO

5*

148

Nolan Hoffman

RHP

R-R

6-4

190

08/09/97

Texas A&M University

Lincoln, NE

6*

178

Joey O’Brien

RHP

R-R

6-2

205

11/28/97

College of Southern Nevada

Okinawa, Japan

7*

208

Jake Anchia

C

R-R

6-1

210

03/05/97

Nova Southeastern University

Miami Lakes, FL

8*

238

Joey Gerber

RHP

R-R

6-4

215

05/03/97

University of Illinois

Maple Grove, MN

9

268

Keegan McGovern

OF

L-R

6-2

220

09/13/95

University of Georgia

Willacoochee, GA

10*

298

Matt Sanders

SS

R-R

5-8

175

06/07/96

Troy University

Madison, AL

11*

328

Damon Casetta-Stubbs

RHP

R-R

6-4

200

07/22/99

King’s Way Christian Schools

Vancouver, WA

12*

358

Ryne Ogren

2B

R-R

6-1

180

04/11/97

Elon University

Devon, PA

13*

388

Charlie McConnell

OF

L-R

6-2

195

01/07/96

Northeastern University

Reading, MA

14*

418

Tyler Suellentrop

RHP

R-R

6-3

217

01/22/97

Indian River State College

Fort Lauderdale, FL

15*

448

Matthew Willrodt

RHP

R-R

6-4

220

10/19/97

Cisco Junior College

Humble, TX

16*

478

Holden Laws

LHP

L-L

6-2

166

12/08/99

South Granville High School

Creedmoor, NC

17*

508

Cesar Trejo

SS

R-R

6-2

200

05/15/97

University of North Carolina Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

18*

538

Noah Zavolas

RHP

R-R

6-1

190

05/11/96

Harvard University

Acton, MA

19*

568

Dean Nevarez

C

R-R

6-0

220

01/04/97

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

20*

598

JT Salter

RHP

R-R

6-6

300

06/10/96

University of West Alabama

Bay Minette, AL

21*

628

Grant Anderson

RHP

R-R

6-0

180

06/21/97

McNeese State University

Beaumont, TX

22*

658

Nicholas Rodriguez

SS

R-R

6-2

170

06/28/96

University of Nevada Las Vegas

San Fernando, CA

23*

688

Ryan Ramiz

OF

L-L

6-2

185

01/13/96

Seton Hall University

Freehold, NJ

24

718

Benjamin Onyshko

LHP

R-L

6-2

205

10/18/96

Stetson University

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

25*

748

Connor Kopach

2B

R-R

6-0

170

08/04/94

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Westmont, IL

26*

778

Cal Hernandez

3B

S-R

6-0

185

01/09/96

Oral Roberts University

Coppell, TX

27*

808

Cash Gladfelter

2B

L-R

6-4

200

11/09/96

Shippensburg University

York, PA

28

838

Beau Branton

2B

R-R

5-7

175

09/04/95

Stanford University

Hawaii, HI

29*

868

Bobby Honeyman

SS

L-R

6-1

185

05/25/96

SUNY Stony Brook

Massapequa, NY

30*

898

Cody Staab

OF

L-L

6-1

170

07/03/96

Rice University

College Station, TX

31*

928

Rigo Beltran

LHP

L-L

6-1

185

09/01/94

Lynn University

Delray Beach, FL

32*

958

Zach Scott

2B

L-R

6-0

185

04/27/95

St. Leo University

Scottsdale, AZ

33*

988

Penn Murfee

RHP

R-R

6-2

195

05/02/94

Santa Clara University

Nashville, TN

34*

1018

Nick Wegmann

LHP

L-L

6-1

195

04/26/96

Binghamton University

Apalachin, NY

35

1048

Will Gambino

RHP

S-R

6-2

205

10/02/99

Paul VI High School

Haddonfield, NJ

36

1078

Justin Wrobleski

LHP

L-L

6-2

192

07/14/00

Sequoyah High School

Canton, GA

37

1108

Parker Towns

RHP

R-R

6-4

225

11/08/96

Dallas Baptist University

Tyler, TX

38

1138

Jack Montgomery

2B

L-R

6-0

175

02/28/00

Simsbury High School

Simsbury, CT

39

1168

Jacob Maton

RHP

R-R

6-2

175

09/22/99

Glenwood High School

Chatham, IL

40

1198

David Rhodes

RHP

L-R

6-2

180

02/15/00

Langley Secondary School

White Rock, BC, Canada

 


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