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For Immediate Release

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

MARINERS MAKE 30 SELECTIONS ON DAY THREE OF 2019 MLB DRAFT


Mariners select 41 players combined in three days of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Scott Hunter announced today that the club selected
41 players in the 2019 Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, highlighted by their first pick, right-handed starter
George Kirby, who was the 20th overall selection in the draft.

The Mariners selected 23 pitchers, including 3 left-handers, 4 catchers, 9 infielders (2 2B, 4 SS, 3 3B), and 5 outfielders.
Seattle selected 33 college players and 8 high school players.

The Mariners drafted 4 catchers, 9 infielders (2 2B, 4 SS, 3 3B), and 5 outfielders. Infielder Austin Shenton from the Florida
International University was the Mariners first position player selected in the 5th round (156th overall). Of the 18 position
players selected, 12 are right-handed hitters, 5 are left-handed hitters and 1 switch hitter.

Seattle selected 23 pitchers in the draft; 20 right-handed pitchers and 3 left-handed pitchers. Right-handed pitcher Michael
Limoncelli (6th round/186th overall) from Horseheads (NY) High School was the first high school pitcher selected by the
Mariners, while right-handed pitcher George Kirby (1st round/20th overall) from Elon University was the first college pitcher
drafted by Seattle. In all, 17 of the 23 pitchers selected by Seattle were college pitchers.

The Mariners selected 33 college players in the draft, including 12 of the Mariners first 14 picks. At 17-year-old, Dutch Landis
(17th round) out of Bishop Gorman High School in Henderson, NV, was the youngest player the Mariners selected.

In all Seattle selected players with hometowns from 20 states and 1 territory: Alabama, Arizona, California (5), Colorado,
Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York (2),
North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Texas (5) and Washington (3); 2 countries: United
States, Canada (1).

The Mariners selected infielder Perry McMichen (40th round/1206th overall) out of Wyoming (OH) High School in Cincinnati,
OH with their final selection. Perry is the son on Mariners Pro Scout John McMichen.

The Mariners selected 3 players with ties to the Pacific Northwest in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft: third baseman Austin
Shenton (56th round/93rd overall) from Florida International University, outfielder Trent Tingelstad (22nd round/666th
overall) from University of Louisiana-Monroe and right-handed pitcher Garrett Westberg (26th round/786th overall) from
the University of Central Florida. Shenton, a native of Bellingham, WA, hit .330 (65x197) with 33 runs, 11 doubles, 2 triples,
7 home runs, 47 RBI, 28 walks, a .425 on-base percentage and a .513 slugging mark in 53 games as a junior with Florida
International this season. Following his career at Bellingham High School, he was selected by Cleveland in the 34th round
of the 2016 Draft but did not sign. Shenton played 1 season at Bellevue College in 2017 before transferred to Florida
International University. Tingelstad, a Marysville, WA native, graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck in 2016 and spent two
seasons at Everett Community College before transferring to the University of Louisiana-Monroe this season for his junior
year. Overall he hit .353 (73x207) with 52 runs scored, 19 doubles, 4 triples, 7 home runs, 46 RBI and 43 walks in 58 games
with the Warhawks in 2019. Westberg, a Federal Way, Washington native, graduated from Decatur High School in 2015
and played two season at Tacoma Community College before transferring to UCF for his junior season in 2018. In his senior
season in 2019, he went 2-5 with a 3.38 ERA (17 ER, 45.1 IP) in 30 relief appearances.

Seattle selected right-handed pitcher George Kirby (1st round) and right-handed pitcher Ty Adcock (8th round) teammates
from the Elon University. Kirby, from Rye, NY, he went 19-8 with a 3.34 (ERA (89 ER, 240.0 IP) in 45 games, 34 starts over
3 season at Elon. Adcock went 4-1 with 9 saves and a 2.32 ERA (8 ER, 31.0 IP) with 37 strikeouts and 16 walks in 21 relief
appearances in his redshirt junior season with Elon in 2019. He recorded 10.74 strikeouts-per-9.0 innings (37 K, 31.0 IP)
while allowing only 1 home run in 31.0 innings (0.29 HR/9.0 IP).

The Mariners selected 8 players (rounds 3-10) on Tuesday afternoon. The Mariners also made three selections during the
first day of the draft: right-handed pitcher George Kirby (1st round/20th overall), left-handed pitcher Brandon Williamson (2nd
round/59th overall) and right-handed pitcher Isaiah Campbell (Compensation B, 76th overall). Kirby, 21, recently completed
his junior season at Elon University, going 8-2 with a 2.75 ERA (27 ER, 88.1 IP) in 14 starts. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound starter, limited opponents
to a .221 (73x331) average while issuing only 6 walks and striking out 107 in 88.1 innings. Kirby was named Colonial Athletic Association 2019
Pitcher of the Year, after leading all Division I pitchers with a 17.83 strikeout-to-walk ratio and fewest walks per 9.0 innings (.611). He also
ranked among Division I leaders in WHIP (11th, 0.89) and complete games (T13th, 3).
Here is a look at the Mariners first 11 selections in the 2019 Draft:

RD PICK PLAYER POS B-T HT WT DOB SCHOOL HOMETOWN


1 20 George Kirby RHP R-R 6-4 201 02/04/98 Elon University Rye, NY
2 59 Brandon Williamson LHP L-L 6-6 210 04/02/98 Texas Christian University Welcome, MN
CBB 76 Isaiah Campbell RHP R-R 6-4 225 08/15/97 University of Arkansas Olathe,KS
3 97 Levi Stoudt RHP R-R 6-1 195 12/04/97 Lehigh University Pennsburg, PA
4 126 Tim Elliott RHP R-R 6-1 200 10/11/97 University of Georgia Loganville, GA
5 156 Austin Shenton 3B L-R 6-0 195 01/22/98 Florida International University Bellingham, WA
6 186 Michael Limoncelli RHP L-R 6-2 185 05/30/00 Horseheads (NY) High School Horseheads, NY
7 216 Adam Macko LHP L-L 6-0 170 12/30/00 Vauxhall (Alberta, CA) High School Bratislava, Slovakia
8 246 Ty Adcock RHP R-R 6-0 213 02/07/97 Elon University Oxford, NC
9 276 Mike Salvatore SS R-R 6-0 186 12/27/96 Florida State University Ewing, NJ
10 306 Kyle Hill RHP R-R 5-11 200 05/12/97 Baylor University Corpus Christi, TX
11 336 Carter Bins C R-R 6-0 200 05/11/98 Fresno State University Fairfield, CA
12 366 Antoine Mistico CF L-R 6-0 180 06/30/98 Gateway Community College Chandler, AZ
13 396 Reid Morgan RHP R-R 6-0 187 03/24/97 University of South Carolina Kingwood, TX
14 426 Patrick Frick SS R-R 6-2 200 02/14/97 Wake Forest University Greenville, SC
15 456 Anthony Tomczak RHP R-R 6-2 200 10/17/00 North Broward Prep (FL) High School Boca Raton, FL
16 486 Logan Rinehart RHP R-R 6-3 184 09/21/97 California Baptist University Rancho Cucamonga, CA
17 516 Dutch Landis RHP R-R 6-2 185 06/23/01 Bishop Gorman (NV) High School Henderson, NV
18 546 Tyler Driver RHP R-R 6-2 185 02/04/01 Crossroads FLEX (NC) High School Wake Forest, NC
19 576 Travis Kuhn RHP R-R 5-10 195 05/20/98 University of San Diego Norco, CA
20 606 Cade Marlowe LF L-R 6-2 200 06/24/97 University of West Georgia Tifton, GA
21 636 Reeves Martin RHP R-R 5-8 180 12/25/96 University of New Orleans Tampa, FL
22 666 Trent Tingelstad RF R-R 5-10 215 06/14/98 University of Louisiana-Monroe Marysville, WA
23 696 Caleb Ricca SS R-R 5-8 165 10/21/97 Northwestern State Prairieville, LA
24 726 Kipp Rollings RHP R-R 6-2 188 09/13/96 North Greenville University Kershaw, SC
25 756 Fred Villarreal RHP R-R 5-11 187 04/07/98 University of Texas Brownsville, TX
26 786 Garrett Westberg RHP R-R 6-2 210 02/24/97 University of Central Florida Federal Way, WA
27 816 Brock Minich RHP R-R 6-6 220 09/26/96 Nova Southeastern University Jupiter, FL
28 846 Anthony Lepre C R-R 5-10 195 05/29/97 The Masters University Agua Dulce, CA
29 876 Utah Jones SS S-R 6-0 165 05/28/96 North Greenville University Stillwater, OK
30 906 Cody Grosse SS L-R 5-8 165 12/30/96 Southeastern Louisiana University Plainfield, IL
31 936 Jacob Meador RHP L-R 5-10 165 10/26/00 Centennial (TX) High School Burleson, TX
32 966 Jackson Tate CF R-R 5-11 200 12/07/98 Lawson State Community College Montgomery, AL
33 996 Jarod Bayless RHP R-R 6-4 225 12/29/96 Dallas Baptist University Texarkana, TX
34 1026 Christian Encarnacion-Strand 3B R-R 6-1 215 12/01/99 Yavapai College Pleasant Hill, CA
35 1056 Dominic Tamez C R-R 5-11 195 01/12/01 Lady Bird Johnson (TX) High School Golden, CO
36 1086 C.J. Mayhue LHP R-L 6-0 185 01/22/01 Indiana University Shelby, NC
37 1116 Cole Barr 3B R-R 5-11 191 05/23/98 University of Indiana Yorktown, IN
38 1146 Jackson Lancaster CF L-L 6-1 190 03/22/99 Itawamba Junior College Corinth, MS
39 1176 Jacob Hurtubise CF L-R 6-0 180 12/11/97 Army West Point Zionsville, IN
40 1206 Perry McMichen 2B L-R 5-10 180 04/18/01 Wyoming (OH) High School Cincinnati, OH

For more information, please contact the Seattle Mariners baseball information department at (206) 346-4000. More
information on the 2019 MLB Draft is available online at www.MLB.com/Draft. All Mariners news releases, game notes,
statistics and multimedia files are also available by visiting the Mariners Virtual Press Box at www.MarinersMedia.com.

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