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Friday, December 10, 2010

17-Year-Old Dominican Republic National Signed For $2.9 Million

A 17-year-old Dominican Republic baseballer, Esteilo Peguero, has been signed to a whopping $2.9 million deal by The Mariners.

The eye popping deal is only the fourth highest ever paid to an international prospect in history. Peguero was a top prospect in the DR, according to Baseball America.

Ben Badler of Baseball America reports that Peguero is a 6-foot-1, 185-pound shortstop with `good bat speed` who`s likely to move to second or third base eventually. Earlier this year the Toronto Blue Jays gave right-hander Adonis Cardona of Venezuela a $2.8 million bonus.

The Mariners also signed Dominican outfielder Phillips Castillo for $2.2 million in July, giving the team two of the best hitters in the international amateur ranks.

Source: Caribbean World News

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