Lots of prospects are signing as we kick off the international signing period and we'll keep track of today's deals right here:
- In the biggest deal so far, the Cards inked Wagner Mateo for $3.1MM.
- The Mets signed Juan Urbina for a bonus worth more than $1MM.
- The Brewers signed outfielder Jose Pena to a six-figure deal, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America.
- The Astros signed shortstop Jonathan Mejia for about $370k, according to Badler.
- As mentioned in another post, the Yankees added pitcher Chris Cabrera for $400k, shortstop Damian Arredondo for $850k and catcher Gary Sanchez for about $3MM.
- Badler reports that the A's signed Wilfredo Solano, who will probably move to third.
- MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports that the A's also signed Wilman Martinez, an infielder, and Alfred Sosa, an outfielder.
- The Pirates signed a trio of Taiwanese prospects, according to Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Ping-Hung Chi, Sheng-Cin Hong and Chih-Wei Hsu.
- Badler reports that the Blue Jays signed 16-year-old catcher Santiago Nessy.
- Kovacevic has another one: The Royals have reportedly inked Nicaraguan third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert for a bonus "in the range" of $1.5MM.
- According to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News, the Giants have signed Marvin Barrios, a 17-year-old from Panama, to a six-figure bonus.
- As expected, the Rangers appear to have signed Jurickson Profar, according to MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan.
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