Chase Louis De Jong (born December 29, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. He throws a fastball, cut fastball, slider, curve, and change-up.
De Jong played for Woodrow Wilson High School, and was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2nd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. After signing for a bonus of $620,300, De Jong was assigned to the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays and made 6 relief appearances for the team, posting a 1–0 record with a 1.50 earned run average and 15 strikeouts over 12 innings, with only 1 walk. He was promoted to the Bluefield Blue Jays prior to the start of the 2013 season, and made 13 appearances for the team, 10 of which were starts. In 2013, De Jong posted a 2–3 record with an ERA of 3.05 and 66 strikeouts over 56 innings pitched. In 2014, he was promoted to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts. De Jong made 23 appearances for Lansing in 2014, 21 of which were starts, and compiled a record of 1–6 with a 4.82 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 97 innings pitched.
De Jong started the 2015 season in Lansing, making 14 starts and posting a 7–4 record, 3.13 ERA, and 77 strikeouts in 86 1⁄3 innings. He was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 2, 2015 for cash. In 11 appearances (10 starts) for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes he was 4–3 with a 4.86 ERA. He struck out six in six innings for the Quakes in the opening game of the California League championship series. The Dodgers invited him to major league spring training in 2016. To start the 2016 season, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League, where he was selected to the mid-season all-star team. In Tulsa, he developed a cut fastball under the tutelege of pitching coatch Bill Simas. After the season, he was named to the post-season all-star team and honored as the Texas League Pitcher of the Year. In 25 starts for the Drillers he was 14–5 with a 2.86 ERA, earning him a late season promotion to the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers, where he allowed one run in 5 1⁄3 innings in his one start. The Dodgers added him to their 40-man roster after the season.
On March 1, 2017, he was traded to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor leaguers Drew Jackson and Aneurys Zabala.
He is the cousin of former Blue Jays pitcher Jordan De Jong.Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Paul Raymond Fry (born July 26, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Fry was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 17th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of St. Clair County Community College. He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Mariners. He pitched for the Clinton LumberKings in 2014 and Bakersfield Blaze and Jackson Generals in 2015. After the 2015 season he played in the Arizona Fall League. He was invited to Spring Training by the Mariners in 2016. The Mariners added him to their 40-man roster after the season.Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Marcus Chase Littlewood (born March 18, 1992) is a professional baseball player currently in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Littlewood was drafted in the 2nd round (67th overall) of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Seattle Mariners. He signed with the club for $900,000 on August 17, 2010. Marcus was committed to play baseball with the Toreros at the University of San Diego as a shortstop before being drafted by the Mariners. He has since switched positions and became a catcher.Career statistics and player information from The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Tyler Christian Marlette (born January 23, 1993) is a professional baseball catcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Marlette was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the fifth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida. He was committed to play college baseball at the University of Central Florida, but was given a $650,000 bonus to sign with the Mariners. He made his professional debut that season with the Pulaski Mariners, hitting .156 over 45 at-bats in 12 games. He spent most of the 2012 season with Pulaski and played two games with the Everett AquaSox. He finished the year hitting .286/.306/.427 with five home runs over 213 at-bats. In 2013 he played for the Clinton LumberKings. He hit .304/.367/.448 with six home runs over 270 at-bats ion 75 games. Prior to the 2014 season he was ranked by MLB.com as the 10th best catching prospect in all of baseball.Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Andrew George Moore (born June 2, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Moore attended North Eugene High School in Eugene, Oregon and played college baseball at Oregon State University for the Beavers. During his college career he was 27–9 with a 2.10 earned run average (ERA) and 251 strikeouts.
Moore was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the second round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. He made his professional debut with the Everett AquaSox. He started 2016 with the Bakersfield Blaze and was promoted to the Jackson Generals during the season.Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Dario Pizzano (born April 25, 1991) is a minor league baseball left fielder currently in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Prior to playing professionally, he attended Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Massachusetts and then Columbia University, where he earned first team All-Ivy League honors each year he played with the team. At the time, he was one of only 21 players in the history of the game to be named to three All-Ivy League teams. In 2010, he hit .374 with a .426 on-base percentage and a .741 slugging percentage in 46 games, hitting 12 home runs and driving 36 runs in. He was named Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Year and a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American that season. In 2011, he hit .359/.433/.654 with 9 home runs and 36 RBI in 43 games and in 2012, he hit .360/.457/.547 with 4 home runs and 36 RBI. He was named Ivy League Player of the Year that year.
He was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 15th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. With the Pulaski Mariners and Everett AquaSox that year, Pizzano hit .354/.442/.507 with 74 hits in 59 games, earning a spot on the Appalachian League Post-Season All-Star squad and the MiLB.com Organization All-Star team. He led the Appalachian League in batting average (.356) and on-base percentage (.442) that year. With the Clinton LumberKings in 2013, he hit .311/.392/.471 with 144 hits in 126 games and was named to the Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star team. He also hit 40 doubles, becoming the only minor leaguer since 2006 to hit 40 or more doubles and strikeout 50 or fewer times in a campaign of at least 120 games played. He hit .244/.341/.404 with 100 hits in 116 games between the High Desert Mavericks and Jackson Generals in 2014.Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Max Walter Povse (born August 23, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Povse was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 42nd round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft out of Green Hope High School in Cary, North Carolina. He did not sign with the Dodgers and attended University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he played college baseball for the UNC Greensboro Spartans.
After his junior year, Povse was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the third round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. He signed with the Braves and made his professional debut with the Danville Braves. In an August start against the Burlington Royals, Povse did not allow a hit until the seventh inning, sending Danville to a 10–1 win. Povse spent 2015 with the Rome Braves and Carolina Mudcats and started 2016 with Carolina. He was later promoted to the Mississippi Braves. Povse finished 2016 with a 9-6 record and a 3.36 ERA.
On November 28, 2016, Povse and Rob Whalen were traded to the Seattle Mariners organization in exchange for Alex Jackson and Tyler Pike.
Povse is a ground ball pitcher.Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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Herschel Mack Powell (born January 14, 1993) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Powell was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 20th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Orange Coast College. He made his professional debut that season with the Arizona League Athletics. in 2013 he played for the Vermont Lake Monsters. Powell started 2014 with the Beloit Snappers. In June he was named the MVP of the Midwest League All-Star Game. He was later promoted to the Stockton Ports. In July, Powell was suspended 50 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.
On January 10, 2015, the Athletics traded Powell, John Jaso, and Daniel Robertson to the Tampa Bay Rays for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar. He attended major league spring training in 2015. On November 5, 2015, the Rays traded Powell, Nate Karns, and C. J. Riefenhauser to the Seattle Mariners for Brad Miller, Logan Morrison, and Danny Farquhar. The Mariners added him to their 40-man roster after the season. On 23 June 2016, Powell accepted an 80-game suspension for a second positive test for banned substances.
He is of no relation to former Baltimore Oriole and 1970 AL MVP Boog Powell.Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Peter Clem Tago (born July 5, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.
He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the first round (47th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Draft out of Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, CA. Although he signed in 2010, Tago did not play his first professional game until May 20, 2011.
Prior to the 2013 season, MLB named him the 17th best prospect in the Rockies system.
On December 11, 2014, he was selected in the Rule 5 Draft by the White Sox from the Rockies.
Tago signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners in November 2016.Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)