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Thursday, June 07, 2012
Freshman Mercedes Chosen in MLB Draft
Central Florida freshman Melvin Mercedes was selected by the Oakland A's in the 16th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday, marking the second consecutive day a prospect was plucked directly from the Patriot roster.
Mercedes, a slick-fielding shortstop, speedy baserunner and All-FCSAA second-team selection, went with the 499th overall pick.