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Mariners sign Gareth Morgan

Mariners sign Gareth Morgan

Seattle Mariners draft pick outfielder Gareth Morgan takes in the scene at Safeco Field as he waits for his turn during batting practice Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Seattle before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees. Morgan, who will start with the AZL Mariners in the Arizona Rookie League, took batting practice after the Mariners announced they had signed Morgan, the club's second selection (74th overall pick) in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. Photo: KPUG/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced that Seattle has signed Gareth Morgan, the club’s second selection (74th overall) in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft.

Morgan, 18, is listed at 6-foot-4 and 220 pounds.

Morgan, a right-handed hitting outfielder, is a native of Toronto and a member of the Canadian Junior National Team.

He is scheduled to report to the AZL Mariners in the Arizona Rookie League.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaugh)

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