Pirates Sign Cuban Yoslan Herrera

Monday, December 18, 2006

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 4:16 PM CST  

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

Eli 5:31 PM CST  


Anonymous 8:59 PM CST  

yes he was just officially signed today.