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Tommy Medica

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Tommy Medica
Name: Thomas A. Medica
Born: Apr 9, 1988 in San Jose, Calif. USA
High School: Bellarmine Prep, San Jose
College: Santa Clara
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 209 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 14th round (424th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2010
Had he not been injured last year, Santa Clara's Medica would have been drafted. He was granted a medical redshirt after a shoulder injury (non-throwing related) required surgery. The problem is that Medica was not throwing all that well during his sophomore year to begin with, which was hurting his value as a catcher, and this year he had caught just two innings. A career .367 hitter, Medica had a career-best 12 homers this spring but has below-average power for the professional level and fringe-average speed. He has been playing the outfield this year to protect his arm but has more value as a catcher. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Medica is a well-above-average receiver, blocks well and has leadership qualities. His bat alone may not be enough to carry him beyond a utility role, which he could fill as an athlete with aptitude and the ability to play multiple positions.
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