Du Quoin's George Signs With Miners


By WSIL Sports

MARION -- Former SIU pitcher and Du Quoin native Bryant George is coming back to Southern Illinois.

George signed a contract to play for the Southern Illinois Miners Wednesday. He returns to the area after spending three years in the Los Angeles Angels organization. George was selected by the Angels in the 13th round of the 2010 amateur draft.

In three seasons with the Angels, Bryant made 80 appearances, striking out 109 batters to go along with an 8-4 record.

At SIU, George set career records for saves and appearances.
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