Giants draft Florida International catcher Aramis Garcia

Giants draft Florida International catcher Aramis Garcia
June 5, 2014, 8:15 pm
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FIU junior catcher Aramis Garcia was named 2014 Conference USA Player of the Year. (FIU Athletics)

With the 52nd-overall  pick of the 2014 MLB Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Florida International catcher Aramis Garcia. 

Garcia was recently named an All-American and was also a semi-finalist for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the nation's best catcher.

The junior catcher hit .368 this season with 14 doubles, eight home runs and 37 RBI.

Garcia is a career .318 hitter at FIU with 184 hits, 34 doubles, three triples, 25 home runs and 117 RBI. 
 
FIU Athletics contributed to the content of this article.

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