Mariners announce signings of 13 of 40 draft picks

5 of top 10 and 8 of top 20 draft picks have signed professional contracts

Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced today that the club has signed 13 of the club's 40 selections from last week's Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft.

The 13 signings include 5 of the top 10 selections and 8 of the top 20. All Major League teams have until July 15, 2016 (2 p.m. PT) to sign drafted players with remaining college eligibility.

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 so far from the 2016 Draft. The minor league affiliate they have been assigned to is noted on the far right column:

RD PICK PLAYER POS SCHOOL HOMETOWN Assigned
1* 11 Kyle Lewis OF Mercer University Snellville, GA Everett
2 50 Joe Rizzo 3B Oakton High School Oak Hill, VA  
3 87 Bryson Brigman SS University of San Diego San Jose, CA  
4 117 Thomas Burrows LHP University of Alabama Florence, AL  
5 147 Donnie Walton SS Oklahoma State University Tulsa, OK  
6* 177 Brandon Miller RHP Millersville University Ephrata, PA Everett
7* 207 Matt Festa RHP East Stroudsburg University Staten Island, NY Everett
8* 237 Nick Zammarelli 3B Elon University Lincoln, RI Everett
9 267 Jason Goldstein C University of Illinois Highland Park, IL  
10* 297 David Greer 3B Arizona State University Scottsdale, AZ Everett
11* 327 Michael Koval RHP Cal Poly Pomona Alta Loma, CA Everett
12* 357 Timothy Viehoff LHP Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH Everett
13 387 Reggie McClain RHP University of Missouri Columbia Duluth, GA  
14 417 Kyle Davis RHP University of Southern California Garden Grove, CA  
15 447 Danny Garcia LHP University of Miami Miami, FL  
16 477 Lyle Lin C Junipero Serra Catholic High School San Juan Capistrano, CA  
17 507 Dimas Ojeda OF McLennan Community College Haltom, TX  
18 537 Robert Dugger RHP Texas Tech University Magnolia, TX  
19 567 DeAires Moses CF Volunteer State Community College Goodlettsville, TN  
20* 597 Eric Filia RF UCLA Huntington Beach, CA Everett
21* 627 Austin Grebeck CF University of Oregon Laguna Hills, CA Everett
22* 657 Jansiel Rivera CF Methuen High School Methuen, MA Peoria
23 687 Jack Anderson RHP Penn State University Evanston, IL  
24 717 Trey Griffey CF University of Arizona Windermere, FL  
25 747 Ryan Fucci CF Wright St. University Lexington, KY  
26* 777 Elliot Surrey LHP UC Irvine La Crescenta, CA Everett
27 807 Paul Covelle RHP Franklin Pierce University Medford, MA  
28 837 Nathan Bannister RHP University of Arizona Peoria, AZ  
29* 867 Steven Ridings RHP Messiah College Harwood, MD Peoria
30 897 Tyler Duncan CF Edward Milne Secondary School Victoria, BC, Canada  
31 927 Lincoln Henzman RHP Louisville University Lexington, KY  
32 957 Kenyon Yovan RHP Westview High School Portland, OR  
33 987 Morgan McCullough SS West Seattle High School Seattle, WA  
34 1017 David Ellingson RHP Georgetown University The Woodlands, TX  
35 1047 Will Ethridge RHP Parkview High School Atlanta, GA  
36* 1077 Joe Venturino 2B Ramapo College Barnegat Light, NJ Peoria
37 1107 Eli Wilson C Garfield High School Seattle, WA  
38 1137 James Reily RHP Albertus Magnus High School Bardonia, NY  
39 1167 Camryn Williams SS Gaither High School Tampa, FL  
40 1197 Adley Rutschman C Sherwood High School Sherwood, OR  

*Signed 13 of 40 draft picks as of 6/16/16