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Baseball draft: Arizona shortstop Alex Mejia selected No. 150 overall

Arizona Wildcats junior shortstop Alex Mejia, the Pac-12 Player of the Year, was selected 150th overall by the St. Louis Cardinals in the baseball draft Tuesday.

Mejia, a fourth-round pick, was the highest Arizona player selected.

Mejia is hitting .367 with a slugging percentage of .504, having started all 58 games for the Wildcats. He also was chosen the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year.

The New York Yankees selected junior outfielder Robert Refsnyder with the 187th overall pick — the second-to-last selection in the fifth round. In announcing the picks, the Yankees list him as a second baseman. Refsnyder has a background in the infield and played second base some as a UA freshman.

The draft continues through 15 rounds Tuesday. The final 25 rounds will be held Wednesday.

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