The Seattle Mariners have some talent in the farm system. At least, that is the assumption of people who know about these things.
Who does know about these things?
Certainly there are seasoned professionals who evaluate baseball talent for a living. However, there is the cold, hard reality that sports can be unforgiving when it comes to projecting potential.
The trouble with predicting the future is that sometimes we get it dead wrong. Still, we continue to try, in the hopes that some of our prognostications will actually come true.
Perhaps more than any other professional sport, baseball gets excited about youngsters who represent future possibilities. To win, a team has to have current stars, but there is always a buzz about that potential superstar who could soon be coming out of the minor leagues.
With that in mind, here are the Seattle Mariners prospects with the highest ceiling.