Seattle Mariners 2012 Mid-Season Top 5 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
@Jaypers413

As we are now halfway into the season and the signing deadline for 2012 draft picks has passed, here is my revised list of top 5 prospects in the Seattle Mariners organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 8/2/2012)

1) Danny Hultzen – P
Highest Level: AAA Tacoma Rainiers
2012 Stats:
MILB: 9-5, 2.42ERA, 108IP, 56BB, 120K, .195BAA

2) Taijuan Walker – P
Highest Level: AA Jackson Generals
2012 Stats:
MILB: 7-6, 4.12ERA, 94IP, 40BB, 91K, .244BAA

3) Mike Zunino – C
Highest Level: Short-A Everett AquaSox
2012 Stats:
MILB: .329, 6(2B), 6HR, 14RBI

4) Nick Franklin – SS
Highest Level: AAA Tacoma Rainiers
2012 Stats:
MILB: .287, 25(2B), 7(3B), 7HR, 44RBI, 12SB

5) James Paxton – P
Highest Level: AA Jackson Generals
2012 Stats:
MILB: 6-3, 3.09ERA, 78.2IP, 41BB, 81K, .237BAA

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