Katy High School standout Carter Jurica contributes for San Jose Giants
Carter Jurican went 2-for-5, with two RBI, a double, and a run scored as the San Jose Giants beat the Visalia Rawhide, 5-1, Monday.
On the season, Jurica is batting .278 with three home runs and 33 RBI.
Jurica is a 2007 graduate of Katy High School. He went on to play college baseball at Kansas State for three seasons (2008 to 2010) posting a career average of .333 with 20 home runs and 131 RBI. As a junior, 2010, Jurica was named a Big XII Conference all-star left fielder after batting .363 with 13 homers and 69 RBI.
He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the third round (105th overall) of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. Jurica played 62 games during 2010 with the Giants Low Single-A affiliate, Salem-Kaiser, of the Northwest League. He batted .216 with three home runs and 31 RBI. Jurica was born Sept. 23, 1988 in Houston.
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