M's Rodriguez shut down in Fall League

No. 25 overall prospect sidelined with mild strain in lower back

Julio Rodriguez batted .462/.514/.738 in 17 games after he was promoted to the California League. (Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

By Katie Woo | October 19, 2019 11:49 PM ET

Mariners No. 2 prospect Julio Rodriguez has been shut down for the final week of the Arizona Fall League season after being diagnosed with a lower back strain.

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Mariners take Kelenic out of Fall League

Top prospect shut down out of caution due to back injury

Jarred Kelenic picked up three hits in three games during his limited time in the Fall League. (Buck Davidson/Getty Images)

By Sam Dykstra | October 10, 2019 12:58 PM ET

The Mariners are removing top prospect Jarred Kelenic from the Arizona Fall League out of caution due to a back injury, according to a report by MLB.com's Greg Johns.

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Adell, Murfee win weekly AFL awards

Angels outfielder, Mariners righty honored for Week 3

Jo Adell and Penn Murfee give Week 3 a pair of award winners from the AL West. (Buck Davidson, Jennifer Stewart)

By Sam Dykstra | October 9, 2019 4:42 PM ET

Angels outfielder Jo Adell and Mariners right-hander Penn Murfee were named Arizona Fall League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for Week 3 of the AFL season.

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Head of the Class: Double-A

D-backs' Varsho broke out with bat; O's lefty Lowther starred

Daulton Varsho batted .301/.378/.520 with 18 homers and 21 stolen bases in 108 games with Jackson. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | October 2, 2019 10:22 AM ET

D-backs catcher Daulton Varsho crushed Southern League pitching in a breakout season at the plate, while Orioles left-hander Zac Lowther dominated Eastern League hitters.

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Dunn leads quartet of M's callups

Seattle taps No. 5 prospect, three Arkansas teammates

Justin Dunn has a 3.76 ERA with 424 strikeouts and 149 walks in 392 1/3 career innings across two organizations. (Mark Wagner)

By Kelsie Heneghan | September 10, 2019 6:10 PM ET

The Mariners promoted No. 5 prospect Justin Dunn, outfielder Kyle Lewis, reliever Art Warren and infielder Donnie Walton for their Major League debuts.

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Lewis' heroics help keep Travelers alive

Mariners No. 10 prospect hits decisive homer to extend series

Kyle Lewis hit 11 homers in 122 games during the regular season for Arkansas. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 8, 2019 12:12 AM ET

Mariners No. 10 prospect Kyle Lewis' solo homer in the seventh helped Arkansas defeat Tulsa, 4-1, and force a deciding Game 5 in the Texas League semifinals.

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Raleigh, bullpen pace Arkansas in semis

No. 7 Mariners prospect draws key walk, hurlers spin late zeros

Cal Raleigh blasted 29 home runs between Class A Advanced Modesto and Double-A Arkansas this year. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 5, 2019 12:16 AM ET

Seattle Mariners prospect Cal Raleigh scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning while the Double-A Travelers bullpen hurled four scoreless innings as Arkansas topped Tulsa, 2-1, in the Texas League semifinals opener.

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M's Gilbert to miss Texas League playoffs

Top pitching prospect shut down after throwing 135 innings

Logan Gilbert held opponents to a .198 batting average across three levels this season. (Mark Wagner/Arkansas Travelers)

By Daren Smith | September 4, 2019 7:38 PM ET

Right-hander Logan Gilbert, the Mariners' No. 2 prospect, has been shut down and will not pitch for Arkansas in the Texas League playoffs.

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Texas League playoff preview

Tulsa opens title defense vs. Arkansas; Amarillo meets Midland

Ivan Castillo (left) leads Amarillo against Midland, while Cody Thomas and Tulsa take aim at Arkansas. (John Moore, Tim Campbell)

By Troy Schulte | September 3, 2019 1:19 PM ET

Tulsa, the Texas League's 2018 champion, opens its title defense against Arkansas, while Amarillo meets Midland in the other best-of-5 semifinal series.

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Power's Then unhittable in season finale

No. 16 Seattle prospect faces two over minimum in five frames

Juan Then allowed four runs on seven hits over 16 innings in the South Atlantic League this season. (Eden Douglas/West Virginia Power)

By Joe Bloss | September 2, 2019 5:38 PM ET

Seattle Mariners No. 16 prospect Juan Then didn't allow a hit over five innings to lead Class A West Virginia past Greensboro, 2-0, on Monday afternoon.

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