April 11, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Andrew Carignan (38) pitches the ball against the Kansas City Royals during the twelfth inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Andrew Carignan Signs A Minor League Deal With The Giants

Andrew Carignan, former Athletics RHP, has reportedly signed a minor league deal with the Giants.

Carignan is a 27 year-old right handed middle relief pitcher. He holds a 4.50 ERA in 16 innings pitched in 2011-2012 with the A’s. He was originally drafted by the  Athletics in the 5th round of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft. He was a top prospect and holds the record for the most saves in the College World Series.

He underwent Tommy John surgery on July 5, 2012 and was expected to return mid-season in 2013 but spent the year still recovering.

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