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WATCH: Marcelo Mayer notches first professional hit

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One down, likely many more to go for Marcelo Mayer.

The Boston Red Sox' No. 4 overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft collected his first professional hit Tuesday, a grounder up the middle for the Florida Complex League Red Sox.


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Mayer made his pro debut Aug. 5, walking in his first three plate appearances and grounding out in his fourth. After his base his, the 18-year-old shortstop is now 1-for-5 with three walks, a strikeout and a run scored in seven total plate appearances.