BY SPNW Staff 02:43PM 06/19/2013

Mariners Sign 15 More Amateur Draft Picks

The Mariners Wednesday announced they have agreed to terms with 15 more selections from the 2013 June amateur draft, including fourth-round selection Ryan Hortsman, a left-handed pitcher from St. John’s University. According to Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara, Seattle has now signed 28 of the team’s 40 picks, including 10 players in the first 12 rounds.

In addition to Hortsman, the Mariners also signed the following and assigned them to three teams in the club’s minor league system:

Arizona League Mariners (8) – RHP Tommy Burns, SS Jordan Cowan, LHP Paul Fry, LHP Michaelangelo Guzman, SS Lonnie Kauppila, RHP Zach Littell, C Kyle Petty, C Daniel Torres.

Pulaski Mariners (5) – LHP Eddie Campbell, LHP Tyler Mathis, OF Ian Miller, RHP Troy Scott, SS Zack Shank.

Everett AquaSox (2) – LHP Ryan Hortsman, LHP Tyler Wright.

The players signed Wednesday, grouped by position, were selected in the following rounds:

Left-Handed Pitchers (6):

Horstman (4th round), Campbell (15th round), Fry (17th round), Mathis (25th round), Wright (26th round), Guzman (31st round)

Right-Handed Pitchers (3)

Littell (11th round), Scott (18th round), Burns (22nd round)

Infielders (3)

Kauppila (16th round), Shank (28th round), Cowan (37th round)

Outfielder (1)

Miller (14th round)

Catchers (2)

Torres (20th round), Petty (23rd round)



  • 1coolguy

    Poor guys – playing for Lincoln and Armstrong – they will all be “FLA” members: Future Losers of America.

  • westsydemariner

    Sell the team to Chris Hansen