{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Giants sign Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell to a Major League contract

|

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The San Francisco Giants have signed Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell to a major league contract, club Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Sabean announced today.

The 23-year-old played for Camaguey in the Cuban Serie Nacional for four years, batting .287 (163-for-568) with 119 runs scored, 28 doubles, four triples, nine home runs and 70 RBI in 190 games. The 6-foot-3, 196-pound outfielder hit .298 (59-for-198) with 40 runs scored, 13 doubles, five homers and 28 RBI in 62 games in his last season from 2012-2013. Carbonell has experience at all three outfield spots, playing center field primarily.

Carbonell is currently residing in Merida, Mexico and will report to Arizona once he has a work visa.

The Giants now have 40 players on their 40-man roster.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español