The Seattle Mariners look like they are going to fall short of the 2018 post-season. Can they expect any help from the minor leagues next year?
Besides the Seattle Mariners second-half collapse in the wild card standings, there is a white elephant in the room that may not be discussed about enough. Are there any prospects in the Mariners minor league system that will help the big league club in the near future?
While not completely barren, the Seattle Mariners are not flush with potential major league impact players within their organization, either. The team’s top prospects are in the lower levels of their minor league system. Having them play in Seattle for 2019 is a longshot, but 2020 is well within the possibility.
Back to the original question, the answer is mostly no. It’s not set in stone because there are a few quality talents. Here are the top three Mariners prospects.