4th-rounder Miller among first Draft signees

July 22nd, 2021

DENVER -- The Mariners announced their first group of signings from the 2021 Draft on Tuesday night, with 15 of their 20 selections inking contracts, as well as a pair of undrafted players. All MLB teams have until August 1 to sign Draft selections.

Right-hander Bryce Miller, Seattle's fourth-round pick out of Texas A&M, signed for $400,000, which is $112,400 below the slot value for the 113th overall pick.

The other Mariners Draft selections to sign are: catcher Andy Thomas (fifth round, Baylor), righty Bryan Woo (sixth round, Cal Poly), outfielder Colin Davis (seventh round, Wofford College in South Carolina), shortstop James Parker (eighth round, Clemson), outfielder Spencer Packard (ninth round, Campbell University in North Carolina), righty Jordan Jackson (10th round, Georgia Southern), outfielder Corey Rosier (12th round, UNC Greensboro), shortstop Ben Ramirez (13th round, USC), righty Andrew Moore (14th round, Chipola College in Florida), third baseman Cole Barr (15th round, Indiana), righty Jimmy Joyce (16th round, Hofstra), righty Jimmy Kingsbury (17th round, Villanova), righty Riley Davis (18th round, University of Alabama at Birmingham) and catcher Charlie Welch (19th round, Arkansas).

The two undrafted players to sign with the Mariners are left-hander Peyton Alford of Virginia Tech and outfielder Randy Bednar of the University of Maryland.

That leaves five Mariners selections from the Draft unsigned: Harry Ford, the organization's first-round selection (12th overall) out of Georgia's North Cobb High School, shortstop Edwin Arroyo (second round out of Central Pointe Christian Academy in Florida), righty Michael Morales (third round, East Pennsboro High School in Pennsylvania), righty William Fleming (11th round out of Wake Forest) and righty Troy Taylor (20th round, Cypress College in California).