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Melotakis, Mason

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Melotakis, Mason

Team: Rochester Red Wings
Pos: RP
Bats: R
Throws: L
DoB: 1991-06-28
2016: AA
2015: AA
Acquired: Draft
Acquisition Details: 2012 2nd Rd
Bonus: $750,000
Agent: Frontline
Hometown: Bloomington, IN (NW State U of LA)
Notes: 2014-10-15: Surgery, UCL (Tommy John)
2016 Stohs Prospect Handbook Profile: A Texas native, Melotakis went to Northwestern State University in Louisiana. While there, he made 61 appearances. Just eight were starts.Over the final two seasons, he struck out 115 batters in 102.2 innings. A second-round pick in 2012, he was given an opportunity to start. He made 18 starts in Cedar Rapids in 2013 before moving to the bullpen. In 2014 in Ft. Myers, he made two starts before being permanently moved to the bullpen. By the end of the 2014 season in New Britain, he was experiencing elbow problems. When healthy, Melotakis has a good fastball. As a starter, he sat 91 to 93. As a reliever, he can pump it up to 95.
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