- Peoria Sports Complex
Top Tyler Locklear News
Mariners' Tyler Locklear: Makes return from IL
Locklear (hand) has gone 2-for-5 with two walks, a stolen base and an RBI in two games since being reinstated from High-A Everett's 7-day injured list Friday.
Locklear missed just over two months with a right hand injury but should settle back into an everyday role at first base with Everett. In 225 plate appearances in the Northwest League this season, the 22-year-old is hitting .314/.427/.568 with 11 home runs and eight stolen bases.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Tyler Locklear: Thriving at plate in High-A
Locklear, the 58th overall pick in the 2022 First-Year Player Draft, owns a .311/.419/.572 slash line with 25 extra-base hits and 37 RBI across 217 plate appearances with High-A Everett.
Those numbers are partly constituted off a career-high 11 home runs, and Locklear has also added the first seven steals of his minor-league tenure for good measure. Locklear has also walked at an elevated 12.4 percent clip, while his 22.1 percent strikeout rate is only a tick higher than the 21.8 percent figure he carried with Single-A Modesto against a lower caliber of competition during the latter portion of the 2022 campaign. The 22-year-old's success with the AquaSox thus far appears to have him on a path to logging time at two different affiliates for the second time in as many professional seasons, as a move to Double-A Arkansas at some point this summer wouldn't be particularly surprising.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 225 lbs
|Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
|Bats/Throws: R, R