MLB Draft 2012: Oakland Athletics Third Round Picks

The third round of the 2012 MLB First-Year player draft is in the books and the Oakland A's have collected some serious talent. Amongst them are 12 pitchers, five outfielders, four shortstops, three catchers, and one first baseman. Five of them have California ties including Roseville High School's Dalton Blaser.

Below is the complete list of all of Oakland's third round selections, with the highlighted players linked to thier respective scouting video from MLB.com.

499

Mercedes, Melvin

Col of Central Florida, FL

SS

529

Olson, Tyler

Gonzaga, WA

LHP

559

De Young, Derek

Oakton CC, IL

RHP

589

Martinez, Robert

Ramon Quinones Medina,

CF

619

Powell, Hershcel

Orange Coast College, CA

CF

649

Hollstegge, Tyler

UNC - Greensboro, NC

RHP

679

Hillsinger, Matthew

Radford U, VA

CF

709

Healy, Tucker

Ithaca College, NY

RHP

739

Bahramzadeh, Kayvon

Kansas St U, KS

RHP

769

Hansen, Derek

Augustana Col, SD

RHP

799

Sosa, Lee

SUNY - Binghampton, NY

RHP

829

Mathews, Ryan

North Carolina St U, NC

OF

859

Pohl, Philip

Clemson U, SC

C

889

Massey, Taylor

Dallas Baptist U, TX

LHP

919

Wolfe, Christopher

Grambling St U, LA

SS

949

Gorton, Ryan

Oregon State, OR

C

979

Dull, Ryan

UNC Asheville, NC

RHP

1009

Johnson, Tyler

SUNY Stony Brook, NY

RHP

1039

Gradford, Devon

Thomas Downey HS, CA

SS

1069

Sunde, Brett

Bishop Foley HS, MI

C

1099

Williams, Connor

Bingham HS, UT

RHP

1129

Wooten, John

East Carolina, NC

1B

1159

Drummond, Calvin

University of San Diego, CA

RHP

1189

Blaser, Dalton

Roseville HS, CA

OF

1219

Olmedo-Barrera, David

St Francis HS, CA

SS

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