UHV's Hamilton signs with Mariners
University of Houston-Victoria pitcher Tanner Hamilton has signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Mariners.
Hamilton played high school baseball at Tomball and transferred to UHV from Angelina College.
He went 4-1 for the Jaguars last season with a 5.83 ERA. He pitched 54 innings and had 38 strikeouts.
Hamilton is currently playing for the Regina Red Sox in the Western Major Baseball League.
He has a 1-0 record with a 0.00 ERA, tossing seven shutout innings and striking out seven in his only start.
Hamilton will report to the Mariners' extended spring training in Phoenix.