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Prospect Files: Rett Johnson

RHP Rett Johnson (Getty Images)

Much has been made about Rett Johnson being one of the top rookie candidates to win a bullpen spot with the Mariners with Spring. Based on his success at every stop in the minors, there's no reason to doubt that he can't pitch well at the big-league level. Learn more about the red-headed right-hander here at

Born; July 6, 1979 Place: Aynor, South Carolina Ht: 6-2 Wt: 214 Bats: L Throws: R How Acquired: Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 8th round (236th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Draft When Everett Johnson was drafted out of Coastal Carolina University in June of 2000, not only wasn't he the M's top pick, he was the third pitcher taken by the club that year. Left-handers Sam Hays (4th... Recommended Stories

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