SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday that minor league outfielder Kyle Lewis, the team's first-round draft pick in 2016, injured his knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
Lewis, 21, a two-time Southern Conference player of the year at Mercer, was the 11th overall pick in last month's draft.
He was injured Tuesday in a collision at home plate while playing for the Class-A Everett Aqua Sox and tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), as well as a medial and lateral meniscus in his right knee.
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Lewis was hitting .299 with three homers, eight doubles, five triples and 26 RBIs in 30 games with Everett in the Northwest League.