Friday, May 01, 2009

Mariners Pick First - Select Prince Fielder

Seattle - The Mariners kicked off the 2005 Millennium League draft by selecting power hitting first baseman Prince Fielder. The 21 year old slugger hit .272 with 23 homers and had 78 runs batted in last season for the AA Huntsville Stars. The Mariners project Fielder as a 2006 starter and will play considerably in AAA for the 2005 season.

Prior first round draft picks for the Mariners: 2004- Scott Kazmir, 2003-Scott Posednik, 2002-Dave Roberts, 2001-Shea Hillenbrand, 2000-Corey Lidle.

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