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Pereira's Progress

Pereira's Progress

Of the things that rise quickly in the summer—the heat, PG&E bills to keep your house cool, and DUIs over holiday weekends—Giants prospect Nick Pereira ascends as the season goes on. While watching this 23-year-old pitcher on his journey through the minors, look for the things he can do as much as for the things he cannot do. Don't miss the chance to see him grow into a fine pitcher.

Pereira started the year in San Jose, where he played from Opening Day to the middle of June. In thirteen starts there he amassed a record of 7-1 with an ERA at 2.06, and his strikeouts-to-walks ration remained obscene at 76 to 16. For his efforts in the California League he was named to the Cal/Carolina All-Star Roster, and San Francisco’s brass sat up and took notice of what their 2005 10th... Recommended Stories

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