Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 6/14/13
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Former Gators catcher Mike Zunino, the third overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, made his major league debut Wednesday night for the Seattle Mariners. Zunino arrived at Safeco Field to much ballyhoo for an organization in need of a jolt. Seattle fans got a glimpse of what Gator fans saw for three years. In his first game, Zunino went 1-for-4, picking up his first career hit with a single up the middle off Houston starter Jordan Lyles. Zunino also threw out a runner attempting to steal in Seattles 6-1 loss. The game was a classic pitchers duel as Zunino and Mariners starter Jeremy Bonderman worked well together during Bondermans eight shutout innings. However, Seattle closer Tom Wilhelmsen faltered in the ninth as Houston scored six runs. Zunino became the 56th player in UF baseball history to reach the majors. With that in my mind, it got me thinking about the best major league lineup you could pencil in using only Florida players. Maybe one day Zunino or Paco Rod...
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