Oscar Mercado

HS Grad 2013
Age 22 and 10 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) SS  
Ht/Wt 6-2, 175 lb
B/T R/R
School  Gaither
Hometown  Tampa, FL USA
Summer Team  Marucci Elite
Fall Team  Marucci Elite
MLB Draft 
Round 2 by Cardinals  in 2013
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American
Florida - All Region 1st Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2011 Underclass Honorable Mention 
2012 Underclass 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
18
Position - SS
2
Outstanding defender, very good all around tools now and really projects, Stood out @ PG National
FL State Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
1
Position - SS
1
GPA
4.6
SAT
1600
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Florida State 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
8/11/2011
Latest Showcase Report
2012 National Showcase   Jun 14, 2012
PG Grade: 10
Oscar Mercado is a 2013 SS/ with a 6-2 175 lb. frame from Tampa, FL who attends Gaither HS. Long loose athletic build, some wiry strength with more to come. 6.61 runner, very fluid and easy defensive actions, very quick and soft hands, everything balanced and athletic, big arm strength from deep shortstop, very high level defensive tools. Right handed hitter, loose easy swing, line drive plane, quick hands get to velocity easily, hits to all fields, bat speed to drive the gaps, projects well as a hitter. Pure shortstop skills, actions and athletic ability. Excellent student, verbal commitment to Florida State.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.61 sec
6/14/2012
96.63% Rank
best 6.18  avg 7.26
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
IF 89 mph
6/14/2012
95.64% Rank
best 95  avg 79
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 95  avg 78
 (2013 class)
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