The Schaumburg Boomers announced the signing of outfielder Garrett Gordon on June 2.
Gordon, 22, joins the Boomers after two seasons within the Washington Nationals organization. A 6'0" outfielder weighing 210 lbs., Gordon batted .243 with 24 RBIs and 20 walks over two seasons with the Gulf Coast League Nationals and Auburn Doubledays, where he was a teammate of current Boomers pitcherJake Joyce.
A 23rd round draft pick in the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft, the Saline, MI native Gordon posted a .315 batting average and a .439 on-base percentage while playing for Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, IL.