Mariners sign first-round pick

 

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The Seattle Mariners signed first-round draft pick Alex Jackson on Monday.

Jackson, 18, was selected with the sixth overall pick in this month's draft and will immediately report to rookie ball in Arizona.

The San Diego native batted .400 (40-for-100) with a 1.459 OPS and 45 runs scored, seven doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 31 RBI in 35 games during his senior season at Rancho Bernardo High School.

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