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Gators in the Minor Leagues

Mike Zunino is playing for the Everett AquaSox

The most decorated Florida baseball team of all time has gone its separate ways and most players have started their professional careers. Mike Zunino didn't surprise anyone with a torrid start to his minor league game with the Seattle Mariners, while opponents can't keep Nolan Fontana off the bases. The Florida presence in the minor league is hard to miss.

Mike Zunino hasn't wasted time. The Seattle Mariners elected to play it safe with him and send the catcher to short season ball. As expected, Zunino has been on a torrid pace at the plate. In ten games, Zunino is hitting .385 (15-39) with four home runs, four doubles, 12 runs scored and five RBI. He has struck out six times in 39 at bats and worked five walks. He is playing for the Everett... Recommended Stories

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