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Mariners minor league report, June 20, 2013: DJ Peterson debuts with Everett

The Rainiers do what they do in Colorado Springs and that’s pummel pitching. Tacoma racked up 16 hits in a 16-4 win over the Sky Sox.  Dustin Ackley went 3-for-4 with an RBI (above)

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Double A Jackson lost its first game of the second half of the season.

The second half brings hope for Class A High Desert.

Class A Everett picked up a 4-3 win. DJ Peterson made his professional debut, going 0-for-3 with a walk.  

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Mariners minor league report, June 18, 2013: Rainiers score 7 in an inning, Peterson plans for a short stay in Everett

Tacoma got all seven of its runs in one inning and rolled to a 7-5 win over the Sacramento.  James Paxton had his best outing in over month. The left-hander worked six innings, giving up four singles and one unearned run. He walked just two, while striking out five. His fastball was clocked in the mid-90s. Stefen Romero had a big single (above) for the Rainiers.

Double A Jackson lost 1-0 to Birmingham in a rain shortened game.  It wrapped up the first half of their season.

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Mariners select Peterson with top pick

DJ Peterson was considered the top all-around college bat in the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft as a third baseman out of the University of New Mexico.

The Seattle Mariners hope that says a lot about his big league future.

They selected Peterson, 21, with their top pick (12th overall) Thursday.

“DJ is one of the top college position players in the draft with tremendous athletic ability,” said Mariners scouting director Tom McNamara in a press release. “We look forward to having him in our organization and working his way towards being part of our Major League roster in the

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