The organization’s top power-hitting prospect showed he’s more than just strength and intensity, showcasing his piano-playing skills to teammates.
PEORIA, Ariz. — When you think of Mariners’ prospect Tyler O’Neill, the first mental images are of towering home runs, laser line drives, a chiseled frame of a body builder much like his father, Terry, a one-time Mr. Canada winner, and nonstop intensity in every action on the baseball field.
But after Sunday, his teammates and the Mariners’ coaching staff will also think of him having the gentle touch and finger dexterity of a trained pianist.
Yes, a pianist.
As part of manager Scott Servais’ now traditional morning meetings where players get to know each other and open about their life and personal side, O’Neill performed a mini-recital of one song — the theme to “Lord of the…