The Long Island Ducks have acquired infielder Shawn Williams in a trade from the Quebec Capitales of the Can-Am League for future considerations.
Williams was a 35th round (1061st) selection by the Houston Astros in the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft. He played for Fort Worth Cats of the American Association in 2006, and hit .317 that season. Williams signed with the Tampa Bay Rays organization in 2007. He played a three full seasons in the Rays organization (6 games in 2010), and had 3 home runs, 50 RBI and a .256 RBI in 166 games. In 2010, split time time between Newark (Atlantic League now in the Can-Am League) and Brockton of the Can-Am League. Last season, he hit .316 with 2 home runs and 29 RBI for the Brockton.
Even though the trade has been completed. Williams has not yet signed with the Ducks.