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Friday, January 15, 2021

Here’s where top int’l prospects are signing

Headlining this year’s class is Yoelqui Céspedes, the younger half-brother of free-agent outfielder Yoenis Céspedes. At age 23, Yoelqui could be the first player in the group to reach the Major Leagues. He is considered a five-tool player with above-average tools across the board. The outfield prospect defected from the Cuban National Team in June 2019 while participating in the Can-Am League in New York, and while in Cuba, he played for his country’s World Baseball Classic and Caribbean Series teams. He also starred for Granma in Cuba’s Serie Nacional from 2015-17.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 15, 2021 at 11:27 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. asinwreck Posted: January 15, 2021 at 12:04 PM (#5999928)
White Sox also sign Norge Carlos Vera, son of Cuban pitching legend Norge Luis Vera. Oscar Colás has not been announced as signing with anyone, and rumors have him committed to sign with the Sox 1/15/22. Cuban shortstop Yiddi Cappe went through a similar delay over the past 18 months before finally having his signing with the Marlins made official today.

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