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Cardinals prospect interview: Oscar Mercado

The St. Louis Cardinals' second-round draft pick, a Florida shortstop, discusses his first professional season.

Hailing from Tampa, 18-year-old shortstop Oscar Mercado was chosen by the St. Louis Cardinals with their second-round selection in the 2013 draft, 57th overall. The organization paid the 6-foot-1, 175-pounder a signing bonus of $1,500,000. That was considerably higher than his pick value of $971,400 and indicates how highly they consider the pre-draft showcase standout. Mercado On... Recommended Stories

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