Everett AquaSox Roster Projection

Everett AquaSox-High-A West


C-Matt Scheffler-24

- Went undrafted in the abbreviated 2020 draft

- Had a .361 OBP in Modesto to start the season

- Had an alarmingly high 29.1% K rate after being promoted

- Had a 114 WRC+ and slugged .486 in Everett

- Candidate to be promoted to Arkansas this season

1B-Robert Perez-21

- Signed out of Venezuela in 2016

- Played the entire 2021 season at Modesto

- Above average power

- Had a .354 BABIP which can only go down

- Had an .815 OPS with a 114 WRC+ last season

2B-Cesar Izturis Jr-22

- Also signed out of Venezuela in 2016

- Son of 13-year MLB veteran shortstop Cesar Izturis

- Has both limited power and speed

- Managed a .307 OBP in Modesto

- Could start the season in either Modesto or Everett

SS-Noelvi Marte-20

- Signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2018

- Elite speed and power combination

- Played entirely shortstop in 2021 but his MLB position could be third base

- Three home runs away from a 20/20 season

- Will start the season in Everett, may get a late season promotion to Arkansas

3B-Tyler Keenan-23

- 2020 fourth round pick by the Mariners

- Spent entire 2021 season in Everett

- Struggled with only a .661 OPS and 37 K%

- Had a 79 WRC+

- Will get another shot as Everett’s starting third basemen

LF-Colin Davis-23

- Taken by the Mariners in the seventh round of the 2021 draft

- Had more walks than strikeouts with Modesto

- Elite speed with seven stolen bases in only twenty-nine games

- Had a .408 OBP and a 128 WRC+

- Has a chance to be a fast riser in the system

CF-Victor Labrada-22

- Signed just before COVID out of Cuba

- Played almost entirely at CF across two levels

- Had 32 stolen bases while slugging .408

- Promoted to Everett after putting solid numbers across the board in Modesto

- 15-20 prospect in the Mariners system, will spend most of the year in Everett

RF-Alberto Rodriguez-21

- Acquired from the Blue Jays for Taijuan Walker at the 2020 trade deadline

- Became rule 5 eligible this offseason and was added to the 40 Man Roster

- Top 10 prospect in the Mariners system

- Got off to a slow start in Modesto but worked his way to a .867 OPS and a promotion to Everett

- Only played seven games in High-A and will begin the season there


C Andy Thomas-23

- 2021 fifth round draft pick by the Mariners

- Played 22 games across Single and High-A

- Had a .716 OPS with five extra base hits

- High walk rate in the small sample size

- Will likely spend the entire season with Everett

1B/LF Dariel Gomez-25

- Claimed off waivers from the Cardinals system

- Had the best offensive of his career in 2021

- High strikeout rate with 47 extra base hits across two levels

- Had an elite .928 OPS in Everett

- Could start the season in Double-A, Gomez is 25 and a little too old to be in A ball

2B/LF Cody Grosse-25

- 30th round draft pick by the Mariners in 2019

- Spent the entire 2021 season in Everett

- Had only a .218 AVG and slugged a paltry .300

- Controlled the zone with a 14.7% walk rate

- Will probably be out of the system by the end of the season

2B/SS/3B Justin Lavey-24

- 39th round draft pick out of high school by the White Sox, turned down their offer and went to Louisville

- Signed with the Mariners after going undrafted in 2020

- Spent time in 2021 with Modesto and Everett

- Struggled with a high strikeout rate in Everett

- Will look to build upon a slightly disappointing first year of pro ball in Everett this season

SS Mike Salvatore-25

- 2019 9th round pick by the Mariners

- Made only twelve plate appearances in 2021

- Has not made positive contributions in the minors

- Could feature as infield depth as Modesto or Everett

- May not last the entire season in the Mariners organization

OF Trent Tinglestad-23

- 2019 22nd round pick by the Mariners

- Spent the entire 2021 season with Modesto

- Low power in Low-A but controlled the zone with a 16.6 BB%

- Played all three outfield spots last season

- Will get regular at bats in Everett this year

Starting Rotation

RHP Bryce Miller-23

- 2021 fourth round pick

- Made only five appearances after being drafted in July

- Struck out 15 in 9.1 innings in Low-A

- Potentially elite fastball

- Watch out for him as a quick mover through the system

RHP Taylor Dollard-23

- 2020 fifth round draft pick

- Made seven starts in Modesto with a 3.35 ERA to earn a promotion

- Struggled with a 6.15 ERA in Everett but his peripheral numbers show a better performance

- High strikeout rate for a starting pitcher

- Could be in Arkansas by July

RHP Sam Carlson-23

- 2nd round pick by the Mariners in 2017

- Lost three years of live game action due to injury and the COVID season

- Spent the entire last season in Modesto

- Despite the layoff pitched 100 innings with 120 strikeouts in 2021

- Talented arm who will face a new challenge in Everett this year

RHP Connor Phillips-20

- 2nd round pick by the Mariners out of high school in 2020

- Top 10 prospect in the Mariners system

- Made sixteen starts with Modesto and one cameo appearance for Everett

- Struck out a jaw dropping 104 batters in only 72 innings for the Nuts

- In an elite Everett rotation, Phillips has the most potential

RHP Juan Then-22

- Acquired for 1B Edwin Encarnacion in June 2019

- On the Mariners 40 Man Roster

- Had a disappointing 2021 season in Everett

- Allowed a .354 BABIP which has the potential to go down

- Faces a key season with his second try in High-A

RHP Jimmy Joyce-23

- 2021 16th round draft pick by the Mariners

- Started his minor league career off with six solid starts

- Had a 3.22 ERA in 22.1 innings

- Had a 12.98 K’s per 9 in Everett

- Will likely spend the entire season in High-A


LHP Brayan Perez-21

- Signed out of Venezuela in 2017

- Spent time as a multi-inning reliever and starter in Modesto last season

- Had above average strikeout and ground ball rates in 2021

LHP Ben Onyshko-25

- 2018 24th round draft pick by the Mariners

- Pitched the entire season at Everett except for a brief stint in Triple-A

- Struggled with command, but had a 37 K%

RHP Brayan Pall-26

- 2018 25th round draft pick by the Mariners

- Struggled in 17 appearances with Everett

- Facing a make-or-break season in A ball at 26

RHP Brendan McGuigan-26

- Signed after going undrafted in 2019

- Has only pitched 32 minor league innings since being drafted

- Had a 32.65 K% with Everett last season

RHP Bernie Martinez-25

- Signed after going undrafted in 2019

- Had a 6.70 ERA in 48 innings with Everett last season

- Also made appearances for Arkansas and Tacoma

RHP Stephen Kolek-25

- Acquired in a trade with the Dodgers in April 2021

- Split time as a starter and reliever for Everett

- Had a 5.93 ERA in 54.2 innings

RHP Tyler Driver-21

- 2019 18th round draft pick by the Mariners

- Struggled with command at the complex level and in Everett

- Had one start at Arkansas where he went six innings allowing only one run

RHP Travis Kuhn-23

- 2019 19th round draft pick by the Mariners

- Sold reliever for Modesto in 21 appearances with a 3.86 ERA

- Pitched across three levels in 2021

RHP Kyle Hill-24

- 2019 10th round draft pick by the Mariners

- Put up a solid 3.94 ERA in 32 innings despite a high walk rate

- Could start in Everett or Arkansas

RHP Luis Curvelo-21

- Signed out of Venezuela in May 2018

- One of the top relievers for Modesto in 2021 with a 3.58 ERA in 55.1 innings

- Put up a 34 K% for the second straight season

RHP Jarod Bayless-25

- 2019 33rd round draft pick by the Mariner

- Had a 4.18 ERA in 23.2 innings with 33 strikeouts

- Had one of the lower walk rates out of Mariners A ball pitchers