Mariners outfield prospect Kyle Lewis will miss the rest of the season due to a torn ACL as well as a torn medial and lateral meniscus in his right knee, MLB.com’s Greg Johns reports.
Lewis, 21, was selected in the first round — 11th overall — in the 2016 draft. He got off to an outstanding start with Single-A Everett, batting .299/.385/.530 with 16 extra-base hits, 26 RBI, and 26 runs scored in 135 plate appearances.
For his performance with Mercer University, Lewis earned the Golden Spikes award, which honors the top amateur baseball player in the United States. He’s the first winner of the award to come from the Southern Conference.