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San Francisco Giants Sign Two Minor League Players

November 27th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
By Michael Almonte

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed Minor League players Omar Javier and Guillermo Quiroz to minor league contacts.

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Javier is a 25-year-old right-handed pitcher who played for the Newark Bears of the Canadian-American Association and the York Revolution in the Atlantic League this past season. The Dominican went 2-2 for Newark displaying a 3.74 ERA in six starts allowing 33 hits, 14 earned runs and striking out 36 in 33.2 innings. He produced a 1-6 record with York posting a 5.67 ERA in 22 games surrendering 74 hits, 38 earned runs, four homers and striking out 28 in 60.1 innings.

Quiroz is a 30-year-old catcher who spent the 2012 season playing for the Tacoma Rainiers, an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners at Triple-A in the Pacific Coast League. The Venezuelan batted .278 smacking 84 hits, 15 doubles, 15 homers, 52 RBI's and 36 walks in 89 games. He recorded a .362 on-base percentage and .483 slugging percentage totaling a .846 OPS. Quiroz has spent eight years in the big leagues playing for the Mariners, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers. He owns a .206 batting average connecting with 53 hits, 11 doubles, two homers and 28 RBI's in 103 games. 

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