Giants To Sign Mercedes

The Giants have reached an agreement with pitcher Simon Mercedes of the Dominican Prospect League, according to Spencer Fordin of MLB.com.  The 18-year-old, who pitched in the DPL All-Star game earlier today, will receive $400K.

The right-handed pitcheris the second player from the DPL to sign with a major league club this month.  Pitcher Darwin Castillo signed with the Royals last week for $300K.

Mercedes reaches the low 90's with his fastball and will begin his career with the Giants low in the team's farm system.


5 Responses to Giants To Sign Mercedes Leave a Reply

  1. Beatofficer 4 years ago

    I’m digging the name, I hope he turns out to be awesome, maybe he can replace Zito in the starting rotation in a couple of years.

  2. shysox 4 years ago

    Giants are also considering Lexus and Toyota

    • roomwithamoose 4 years ago

      Exactly what I thought, like they were announcing a sponsorship deal, haha… Really misleading headline.

  3. The Giants must be interested on how the arm of Mercedes Benz.

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