Mariners Insider Blog

Draft day

Baseball's annual draft is just about to begin. The Mariners have the 20th pick in the first round; we'll post here with the team's draft picks throughout the day.

Here's a story on Auburn High's Kyle Buchanan, who said he's OK with going to WSU if he's not drafted.

Mariners writer Ryan Divish talked to Mariners VP of scouting Bob Fontaine the other day about what the Mariners might do.

And, here's a list of the Mariners first-round draft picks throughout the years.

YEAR        PLAYER                          POSITION

2007          Phillippe Aumonte        RHP

2006          Brandon Morrow           RHP

2005         Jeff Clement                   

2004         No pick             

2003         Adam Jones                    SS

2002         John Mayberry Jr.          1B

2001         Michael Garciaparra     SS

2000         Sam Hays                        LHP

1999        Ryan Christianson           C

1998        Matt Thornton                  LHP

1997        Ryan Anderson               LHP

1996        Gil Meche                         RHP

1995        Jose Cruz Jr.                   OF

1994        Jason Varitek                  C

1993        Alex Rodriguez              SS

1992        Ron Villone                     LHP

1991        Shawn Estes                  LHP

1990        Marc Newfield               1B

1989        Roger Salkeld               RHP

1988        Tino Martinez                1B

1987        Ken Griffey Jr.                OF

1986        Patrick Lennon             SS

1985        Mike Campbell             RHP

1984        Bill Swift                         RHP

1983        Darrel Ackerfelds         RHP

1982       Spike Owen                   SS

1981       Mike Moore                    RHP

1980       Darnell Coles               SS

1979       Al Chambers                OF

1978       Tito Nanni                      OF

1977       Dave Henderson         OF