SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants announced today they have selected the contracts of the following Salem-Keizer Volcanoes alumni to the 40-man roster: RHP Melvin Adon, RHP Sam Coonrod and RHP Logan Webb.
Melvin Adon (Volcanoes '16), RHP - The 24-year-old, RHP - The 24-year-old (Volcanoes '16), RHP - The 24-year-old was signed by the Giants as a non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2015. Entering the 2018 season, his fastball, which has reached as high as 102 mph, was rated the Giants best fastball in the minor leagues by Baseball America. Adon impressed in the Arizona Fall League working as a reliever for the Scottsdale Scorpions, throwing 12.1 innings while striking out 21 batters and allowing just three walks over his 10 appearances.
Logan Webb (Volcanoes 15, 17), RHP - Webb, the Giants' #4 selection in the 2014 MLB draft, split the 2018 season between Class A advanced San Jose and double-A Richmond combining for a 2.41 ERA (28er, 104.2ip) in 27 games (26 starts). The 2018 California League Mid-Season All-Star, held right-handed batters to a .187 average while recording 72 strikeouts. Webb was ranked the #17 prospect in the Cal League on Baseball America's Top 20 List.
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