Mariners select four players on Day 1 of MLB Draft

SEATTLE —   The Seattle Mariners selected infielder Colt Emerson out of John Glenn High School (New Concord, OH) with their first selection (22nd overall) in the 2023 MLB Draft.

Emerson, 17, batted .455 with 26 doubles, 8 triples, 13 home runs, and 51 RBI.  He struck out just 14 times in his high school career.  The 6-foot-1, 195-pound infielder is rated by as the No. 27 overall draft prospect and the No. 12 high school prospect.

“He is a pure hitter who already possesses an advanced knowledge of the strike zone. As a member of Team USA last summer, he was an important part

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