Sunday, August 14, 2016 | Petco Park, San Diego, California

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Oscar Mercado

Position: Middle Infield
Height / Weight: 6-2 / 175
Bats / Throws: R / R
High School: Gaither High School
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
Travel Team: Marucci Elite
Commitment: Florida State
Perfect Game Profile

Mercado is the No. 1 ranked shortstop in the country (No. 7 overall) by Perfect Game and anyone watching the slender and speedy athlete play defense will understand why. Mercado is very smooth and balanced with present big league actions and arm strength. He hit .370-1-29 during the spring and projects more power as he fills out. Mercado’s father and mother are natives of Colombia.

Video Highlights

Full Plate Appearances
Plate Appearance vs. Derik Beauprez
Plate Appearance vs. Dustin Driver
Plate Appearance vs. Kohl Stewart
Plate Appearance vs. Jonah Wesely

Quick Hitters
Strike out swinging vs. Derik Beauprez
Fly out to CF vs. Dustin Driver
Base on balls vs. Kohl Stewart
Single to RF vs. Jonah Wesely

Fields ground ball and throws out J.P. Crawford from 2B
Receives throw from A.J. Puk on attempted double play at SS
Fields ground ball and throws out Sheldon Neuse from 2B
Fields ground ball and throws out Dominic Smith from 2B

Stole second base
Out at home
Thrown out at home on Clint Frazier single
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