Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/10/12
Plenty of bats to go around Seattle is an organization that’s been mired in hitting woes. That’s why when mega prospects like Nick Franklin and Mike Zunino come along, they’re all everybody talks about. Believe it or not, there are some other top bats in the farm system besides those guys. Their ceilings might not be quite as huge, but they still have the chance to become great players at the MLB level. Today we’re looking at “the other guys.” They’re not as flashy as the Franklins and Zuninos of the world, but that doesn’t mean their upsides aren’t as exciting. Brad Miller Miller profiles to be a top of the order hitter. For a team that’s been plagued with shortstop woes, it’s a pretty deep position in the farm system. (Nick Franklin is of course ahead of him) Drafted in the second round of the 2011 draft, Brad Miller is another Mariner shortstop to keep an eye on. Taken from Clemson, Miller had an impressive college resume. Three year player with a slash line of .339/.452/.48...
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