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Nick Pereira; Another Local Star Makes Good

Nick Pereira; Another Local Star Makes Good

This week, Giants fans have learned about how a local kid has had his dream come true by becoming a San Francisco Giant. Well, the Bay Area can produce more than one star. Meet Nick Pereira, from Cupertino. A former shortstop who moved to the mound in college, the former USF star is an emerging star, and is powering the San Jose Giants in the bid for repeat championship. Meet the kid who is quickly becoming the next top pitching prospect in the Giants system!

There’s something special about homegrown talent. Even more special is the young player who gets a shot with the team he followed growing up. Giants fans have heard the big names; Barry Bonds, Randy Winn, and the latest local boy Kevin Frandsen have made news as Giants who originated in the Bay Area. Add one more name to that list—up and coming San Jose Giants pitcher Nick Pereira has what it... Recommended Stories

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