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Righty Mercado perfect for Renegades

No. 16 Rays prospect deals five spotless frames, strikes out six
July 12, 2018

Four outings into his season, Michael Mercado had seen a mixed bag of results. On Thursday night, everything came together.Tampa Bay's No. 16 prospect threw five perfect innings, striking out a career-high six, as Class A Short Season Hudson Valley blanked West Virginia, 8-0.

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After spending the bulk of his short time as a professional baseball player in Florida, Rays No. 16 prospectMichael Mercado is enjoying what he's seen so far of the New York-Penn League.Tampa Bay's second-round selection in the 2017 Draft, the San Diego native debuted in the Gulf Coast League last