Deadline to sign for drafted players was July 15.
SEATTLE, Wash. — Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced today that the club signed a total of 28 of the club’s 40 selections from the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
The 28 signed players include the top 15 selections and 26 of the top 30.
All Major League teams had until July 15, 2016 (2 pm PT) to sign drafted players with remaining college eligibility.
Signings not previously announced prior to today: the Mariners’ 5th (Danny Walton), 18th (Robert Dugger) and 28th (Nathan Bannister) selections.
The Mariners selected 19 pitchers, including 6 left-handers, 4 catchers, 8 infielders (1 2B, 4 SS, 3 3B), and 9 outfielders. Seattle selected 29 college players and 11 high school players.
Here is a look at the Mariners selections and signings from the 2016 Draft. The minor league affiliate they have been assigned to is noted on the far right column:
|1*||11||Kyle Lewis||OF||R-R||6-4||210||Mercer University||Snellville, GA||Everett|
|2*||50||Joe Rizzo||3B||L-R||5-11||195||Oakton High School||Oak Hill, VA||Peoria|
|3*||87||Bryson Brigman||SS||R-R||5-11||180||University of San Diego||San Jose, CA||Everett|
|4*||117||Thomas Burrows||LHP||L-L||6-2||225||University of Alabama||Florence, AL||Everett|
|5*||147||Donnie Walton||SS||S-R||5-10||174||Oklahoma State University||Tulsa, OK||Everett|
|6*||177||Brandon Miller||RHP||R-R||6-4||195||Millersville University||Ephrata, PA||Everett|
|7*||207||Matt Festa||RHP||R-R||6-2||195||East Stroudsburg University||Staten Island, NY||Everett|
|8*||237||Nick Zammarelli||3B||L-R||6-2||193||Elon University||Lincoln, RI||Everett|
|9*||267||Jason Goldstein||C||R-R||5-11||195||University of Illinois||Highland Park, IL||Everett|
|10*||297||David Greer||3B||R-R||6-1||209||Arizona State University||Scottsdale, AZ||Everett|
|11*||327||Michael Koval||RHP||R-R||6-1||180||Cal Poly Pomona||Alta Loma, CA||Everett|
|12*||357||Timothy Viehoff||LHP||L-L||6-4||210||Southern New Hampshire University||Manchester, NH||Everett|
|13*||387||Reggie McClain||RHP||R-R||6-2||180||University of Missouri Columbia||Duluth, GA||Everett|
|14*||417||Kyle Davis||RHP||R-R||6-0||200||University of Southern California||Garden Grove, CA||Everett|
|15*||447||Danny Garcia||LHP||L-L||6-0||185||University of Miami||Miami, FL||Everett|
|16||477||Lyle Lin||C||R-R||6-1||200||Junipero Serra Catholic High School||San Juan Capistrano, CA|
|17*||507||Dimas Ojeda||OF||L-L||6-1||195||McLennan Community College||Haltom, TX||Peoria|
|18*||537||Robert Dugger||RHP||R-R||6-2||185||Texas Tech University||Magnolia, TX||Peoria|
|19*||567||DeAires Moses||CF||L-L||5-9||170||Volunteer State Community College||Goodlettsville, TN||Peoria|