Herrera Signs with Giants


By WSIL Sports

MARION -- Southern Illinois Miners outfielder Javier Herrera signed a contract with the San Francisco Giants organization Tuesday.

Herrera was third in hitting in the Frontier League with a .319 average, 14 home runs, and 78 RBI. He was acquired from Rockford in August and made an immediate impact for the Miners, helping them win their first Frontier League championship.

Herrera is the 24th Miners player to sign with a major league organization.
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