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June 27, 2010 at 1:05 AM

Sox sign 17th rounder Jason Garcia, Austin Peay catcher Lucas

According to sources, the Red Sox have signed their 17th round selection pitcher Jason Garcia, who will report to the GCL Red Sox. In addition, the team has signed undrafted free agent catcher Trey Lucas out of Austin Peay State University.

Garcia, 17, was signed away from a commitment to St. Petersburg College in his home state of Florida. The young right-hander was 6-4 with a 1.46 ERA and 107 strikeouts this season in his senior year at Land O' Lakes high school.

Lucas, 22, had a stellar career at Austin Peay, compiling a .341/.435/.521 line in 187 collegiate contests. In 2010, Lucas hit .356 with 6 home runs and 42 RBI in 48 games. He will also report to the GCL Red Sox.

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