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Mariners Draft: Day 1

Mariners Draft: Day 1

You've heard it a thousand times that teams do not draft for need, but when the Mariners tabbed their top targets at No. 6 and No. 74 overall Thursday in Day 1 of the 2014 MLB Draft, they added needed right-handed power potential to their outfield ranks. We break down Alex Jackson and Gareth Morgan inside.

Day 1 of Major League Baseball's 2014 First Year Player Draft wrapped up Thursday with the Mariners doing something that they hadn't done yet under General Manager Jack Zduriencik and Scouting Director Tom McNamara, with the club tabbing high school hitters with each of their top two selections. Rancho Bernardo high's Alex Jackson -- who has been playing catcher almost exclusively throughout his... Recommended Stories

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