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Seattle Mariners First Round Draft Picks

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The Seattle Mariners first round draft picks include 47 players, with 18 being pitchers and 22 of those being drafted out of high school. The Mariners have selected nine outfielders, eight shortstops, seven catchers, three first basemen and two third basemen in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Mariners have selected 13 right-handers and five left-handers.

The Mariners have drafted 25 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Logan Gilbert in 2018. Seattle has selected first overall four times, with the team picking Al Chambers in 1979, Mike Moore in 1981, Ken Griffey, Jr. in 1987 and Alex Rodriguez in 1993.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1977 Dave Henderson OF Dos Palos HS (CA) 26
1978 Tito Nanni OF Chestnut Hill Academy (PA) 6
1979 Al Chambers OF John Harris HS (PA) 1 $60,000
1980 Darnell Coles SS Eisenhower HS (CA) 6
1981 Mike Moore RHP Oral Roberts University 1 $100,000
1982 Spike Owen SS University of Texas 13
1983 Darrel Akerfelds RHP Mesa State College 7
1983 Terry Bell C Old Dominion University 17
1984 Bill Swift RHP University of Maine 2
1985 Mike Campbell RHP University of Hawaii 7
1985 Bill McGuire C University of Nebraska 27
1986 Patrick Lennon SS Whiteville HS (NC) 8
1987 Ken Griffey, Jr. OF Moeller HS (OH) 1 $160,000
1988 Tino Martinez 1B University of Tampa 14
1989 Roger Salkeld RHP Saugus HS (CA) 3 $210,000
1989 Scott Burrell RHP Hamden HS (CT) 26 Did Not Sign
1990 Marc Newfield 1B Marina HS (CA) 6 $220,000
1990 Tony Manahan SS Arizona State University 38
1991 Shawn Estes LHP Douglas HS (NV) 11 $332,500
1992 Ron Villone LHP University of Massachusetts Amherst 14 $550,000
1993 Alex Rodriguez SS Westminster Christian HS (FL) 1 $1,000,000
1994 Jason Varitek C Georgia Tech 14 $650,000
1995 Jose Cruz OF Rice University 3 $1,285,000
1996 Gil Meche RHP Acadiana HS (LA) 22 $820,000
1997 Ryan Anderson LHP Divine Child HS (MI) 19 $2,175,000
1998 Matt Thornton LHP Grand Valley State University 22 $925,000
1999 Ryan Christianson C Arlington HS (CA) 11 $2,100,000
1999 Jeff Heaverlo RHP University of Washington 33 $987,500
2001 Michael Garciaparra SS Don Bosco HS (CA) 36 $2,000,000
2002 John Mayberry, Jr. OF Rockhurst HS (MO) 28 Did Not Sign
2003 Adam Jones SS Samuel F. B. Morse HS (CA) 37 $925,000
2005 Jeff Clement C USC 3 $3,400,000
2006 Brandon Morrow RHP University of California 5 $2,450,000
2007 Phillippe Aumont RHP Ecole Du Versant (QC) 11 $1,900,000
2007 Matt Mangini 3B Oklahoma State University 52 $603,000
2008 Josh Fields RHP University of Georgia 20 $1,750,000
2009 Dustin Ackley OF University of North Carolina 2 $6,000,000
2009 Nick Franklin SS Lake Brantley HS (FL) 27 $1,280,000
2009 Steven Baron C John A. Ferguson HS (FL) 33 $980,000
2010 Taijuan Walker RHP Yucaipa HS (CA) 43 $800,000
2011 Danny Hultzen LHP University of Virginia 2 $6,350,000
2012 Mike Zunino C University of Florida 3 $4,000,000
2013 D.J. Peterson 3B University of New Mexico 12 $2,790,500
2014 Alex Jackson OF Rancho Bernardo HS (CA) 6 $4,200,000
2016 Kyle Lewis OF Mercer 11 $3,286,700
2017 Evan White 1B Kentucky 17 $3,125,000
2018 Logan Gilbert RHP Stetson University 14 $3,883,800

Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey, Jr. (2016)

World Series Winners with Mariners

None

AL MVP Award Winners with Mariners

Ken Griffey, Jr. (1997)

AL Cy Young Award Winners with Mariners

None

Rookie of the Year Award with Mariners

None

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