Tyler O’Neill competed with Team Canada at the 2013 18U Baseball World Cup. He was selected in the third round of the 2013 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners. After a year in the Arizona Rookie League, O’Neill has continued his development and is playing the 2015 season with the Mariners’ advanced A affiliate, the Bakersfield Blaze. In 58 games, he is batting .243 with 56 hits and 42 RBI in 230 at-bats.
Family: Parents Terry and Marilyn… Sister Ashley… His father is a former Mr. Canada body builder… Getting into the Sport: Started playing baseball at age 10 because he wanted to play a summer sport… Outside Interests: Enjoys playing piano, weight lifting, running…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
IBAF WCup (18U): 2013 – 7th – group stage