Discussing the Mariners Arizona Fall League Representatives
Tyler Smith – SS/2B
The Oregon State alum has put together a pretty nice season in Jackson with the Generals. Tyler Smith is hitting .268 with 3 home runs, 30 RBI and 10 stolen bases across 116 games this year. He has registered a .363 on base percentage and slugged .353. He has tallied 23 doubles and 3 triples in 2015. Smith has struck out 84 times and worked 61 free passes. The former 8th round pick knows how to work an at bat, and that is perhaps his most valuable offensive skill.
Tyler Smith is 24-years-old, and the Mariners want to find out what they have in him. Smith should get plenty of reps in Peoria this fall, playing shortstop and second base. He is a solid defender up the middle, and a positive showing in October could lead to him playing at Safeco Field next season.
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