Mariners Sign 29 of 40 Picks from 2018 MLB Draft

7 of top 10 and 25 of top 30 draft picks have signed professional contracts.

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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

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