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Pirates select Wyatt Mathisen in second round of 2012 Draft

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected catcher Wyatt Mathisen with theclub's second round pick in the annual First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made byJoe DelliCarri, Pirates Director of Scouting.

As a senior this year at Calallen High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mathisen hit .433 with 13home runs and 40 RBI while being ranked by Baseball America as the 25th-best position playerand 47th-best prospect overall in this year's draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected catcher Wyatt Mathisen with theclub's second round pick in the annual First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made byJoe DelliCarri, Pirates Director of Scouting.

As a senior this year at Calallen High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mathisen hit .433 with 13home runs and 40 RBI while being ranked by Baseball America as the 25th-best position playerand 47th-best prospect overall in this year's draft.

As a junior at Calallen High School, Mathisen was named to the All-State Tournament team, aDistrict 31-4A MVP, a Max Prep All-American, Perfect Game USA All-American, the South TexasPlayer-of-the-Year and was a member of the Texas Rangers Area Code team.

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