With the minor league season now over for all of their affiliates, the Mariners announced their organizational minor league awards for the 2019 season. Several of the awards were renamed after former Mariners players a few years ago, something started by Andy McKay, the Mariners director of player development. All of the award winners will be honored in a pre-game ceremony on Friday, Sept. 27 when the Mariners play the Oakland A’s at T-Mobile Park. THE KEN GRIFFEY JR. MINOR LEAGUE HITTER OF THE YEAR Jarred Kelenic, outfielder (AA Arkansas/High-A Modesto/A West Virginia) In his first season with the organization and first full season in professional baseball, Kelenic, 20, ascended from Low-A to High-A to Class AA and put up outstanding numbers along the way, becoming the consensus No. 1 prospect in the organization. Acquired from the Mets in the seven-player trade that sent Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to New York, Kelenic posted a combined .291/.364/.540 slash line with 80 runs scored, 31 doubles, five triples, 23 homers, 68 RBIs and 20 stolen bases in 117 games with the three affiliates. He led all Mariners minor leaguers in runs scored and doubles, while also hitting the second most home runs… Read full this story
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