Reading Time: 3 minutes “When the unexpected becomes the expected, strange becomes familiar.” — Jason A. Churchill | May 20, 2016 While the parent club stabilizes a bit after a tough three-plus weeks, perhaps the most important happenings in the entire Seattle Mariners organizationFULL STORY

Reading Time: 10 minutes The Seattle Mariners’ farm system is among the organization’s weak spots, thanks to a ton of graduations, a trade or two and mostly a failure that may lie at the feet of the player development plans of the previous regime.FULL STORY

Reading Time: 2 minutes Changes are afoot in the Seattle Mariners farm system. The draft immediately impacts each club’s farm system and represents an opportunity for organizations to gain ground on their competitors across Major League Baseball. The Seattle Mariners began 2016 with oneFULL STORY

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s the 10th annual Prospect Insider Seattle Mariners prospect rankings. A few things you should know before continuing: Ceiling/potential value is only part of the equation. Probability, among other things, also is a significant factor. The player’s likely future roleFULL STORY

Reading Time: 4 minutes One of the first things mentioned by new Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto upon his hiring was how the club lacked general depth, particularly in the upper minors. Many clubs welcomed impact and contributing rookies to their rosters thisFULL STORY

Reading Time: 13 minutes As it was at the start of the season, the Seattle Mariners’ farm system is thin. Yes, there is talent. Most of it lies in a crude state in the lower minors. Of those that have graduated to the upperFULL STORY

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Seattle Mariners’ farm system has taken a hit the last couple of years with the graduations of the likes of Mike Zunino, James Paxton, Taijuan Walker, Brad Miller and Chris Taylor, among others. Still, the organization boasts a solidFULL STORY

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Seattle Mariners opened their Cactus League schedule with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres in walk-off fashion down in Peoria. But in the process, first baseman Ji-Man Choi left the game in the bottom of the ninthFULL STORY

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pitchers and catchers are now just days away from reporting to Spring Training complexes, signalling the nearing of Opening Day. As of Wednesday, the Seattle Mariners are just 55 days away from opening the season against the Los Angeles AngelsFULL STORY

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Seattle Mariners Thursday held their annual luncheon for the local media at which several key members of the organization spoke briefly. Included among those were skipper Lloyd McClendon, general manager Jack Zduriencik, assistant GM Jeff Kingston, director of playerFULL STORY

Reading Time: 5 minutes Prospect Insider does it a little differently. Multiple outlets as well as the organization itself will name minor league players of the year. Many already have done so. PI sticks to prospects, which means the 26-year-old repeating Double-A for theFULL STORY

Reading Time: 5 minutes When the 2012 season ended the Seattle Mariners had one of the top 10 or 12 farm systems in baseball. I made the argument they could have been as high as No. 8. Their stock of talent was led byFULL STORY

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Seattle Mariners’ farm system is not very good right now. Both Taijuan Walker and James Paxton, who each qualify, still, are on the disabled list, but a lot of the club’s better young talents are in the major leaguesFULL STORY