Monday, December 18, 2006

Pirates Sign Cuban Yoslan Herrera

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, "Herrera will receive a signing bonus of $750,000, along with salaries of $380,000, $390,000 and $400,000. He also could achieve performance bonuses of up to $1.2 million a year as a starter, $500,000 as a reliever." He went 18-7 with a 3.27 ERA in Cuba, and helped lead his country to a gold medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics before defecting a year later.


Anonymous said...

this is the same guy u said signed with them a month ago right, now it is just official??

Eli said...


Anonymous said...

yes he was just officially signed today.