SF Giants go for Southern Centerfielder Williams

Javeyan Williams will be taking his big swing to the pros.

After leading Southern University in hitting and a standout 6-for-6 performance in the Starkville Regional against Mississippi State and Miami, Southern University centerfielder Javeyan Williams was selected in the 22nd round (656 pick) by the San Fransisco Giants in the 2019 MLB Draft on Wednesday. 

Before the Regional, Williams was batting .385 with 70 hits and four home runs. The Southern Jaguars finished this season at 32-24, and as SWAC Champions. 

Williams is 5’9″ from Breaux Bridge, La.

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