Dust Devils profile: Alec Mehrten

By Jack Millikin, Herald staff writerJuly 2, 2013 

2 Alec Mehrten SS
Height: 6-3 Weight: 190
Age: 22 Bats/Throws: right/right
Hometown: Madera, Calif. Birthday: July 24
Bio: Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 25th round out of Fresno Pacific University in 2012, the lanky midfielder appeared in 28 games with the Dust Devils in his first pro season. He hit .244 with 12 RBIs and 11 runs in 28 games. His most memorable hit was a walk-off single on July 21, an opposite-field shot to right field that brought home the winning run in a win against Salem-Keizer on July 21. He’s come out strong in 2013, leading the Northwest League in hitting with a .360 average and a .507 on-base percentage through the first 16 games this season.

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