Found February 28, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
One of the perks of watching the Seattle Mariners in early spring training action is that their promising farm system is on full display. These games are incredibly valuable to these youngsters that are trying to impress and gain experience at the same time. Here is a ranking of the top 6 Mariners farm players waiting for their opportunity in the Big Leagues. 6) Brandon Maurer The first name on this list may confuse some people, because Maurer is usually not mentioned with the ‘Big Three’ pitching prospects the Mariners have. Do not be fooled by his low profile, Maurer was named the Mariners Minor League Pitcher of the Year, while posting a 9-2 record with a 3.20 ERA in 24 starts for the M’s AA affiliate. Brandon has an intimidating downhill delivery, due to his 6-5 frame. While Maurer does not possess one pitch in particular that is phenomenal, his arsenal includes a curve, changeup, slider, and a fastball, all of which are above average pitches. Do not expect Maurer to be...
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