Jesse Sanchez has been a reporter for MLB.com since 2001 and has covered Major League Baseball for 12 years.
|The Astros have been busy on the international market since the signing period began on July 2, and they are once again in the final stages of adding another international prospect to the organization. According to industry sources, the club is finalizing a $1.5 million deal with Cuban infielder Anibal Sierra.
|The Padres have added another top international prospect to their Minor League system. On Tuesday, Jorge Ona, 19, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound outfielder from Havana, was declared a free agent by Major League Baseball. A day later, Ona, ranked No. 8 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list, signed with the Padres.
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|Another top Cuban teenage prospect is officially on the market. Jorge Ona, 19, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound outfielder from Havana, was declared a free agent by Major League Baseball on Tuesday and is free to sign with a team.
|The Braves made a big splash at the start of the international signing period on July 2, landing shortstop Kevin Maitan, No. 1 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list and the crown jewel of this year's class. The Padres reeled in six of the Top 30, and the A's signed Cuban phenom Lazaro "Lazarito" Armenteros.
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|White Sox starter Jose Quintana doesn't remember what time he woke up on Monday. He's not too sure how much slept Sunday night, either.
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|This year's High School Select Home Run Derby featured a total of eight high school sluggers -- selected by Major League Baseball, USA Baseball and Major League Baseball International -- and it was a hit.
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|The Padres have been busy since the international signing period began Saturday, and their latest international acquisition is their biggest to date.
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|Four of the five Red Sox international prospects who were declared free agents after an investigation by Major League Baseball showed the club circumvented the international bonus-pool regulations have found new teams.
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|The Nationals are loading up with top shortstops to kick off the first day of the international signing period.
More» Luis Garcia, SS|
|The Braves are making their presence on the first day international prospects can sign, loading their Minor League system with several top international prospects, including top teenage infielder Kevin Maitan for $4.25 million, according to industry sources.
More»Recapping day one of the Braves int'l signings|
|The A's on Saturday signed five international prospects, including one of most intriguing players on the market, Cuban phenom Lazaro "Lazarito" Armenteros.
More»Sanchez discusses Athletics signing Lazarito|
|The Rangers have had success on the international market in the past and the club hopes that trend continues this year. According to industry sources, the club has agreed to an $800,000 signing bonus with catcher David Garcia, ranked No. 11 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospect list.
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|The Brewers have agreed to an $800,000 signing bonus with outfielder Pablo Abreu, ranked No. 29 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list, and infielder Jean Carlos Carmona, ranked No. 30, for $700,000.
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|The Padres are blowing past their bonus pools, stocking their Minor League system with a large group of international prospects the organization hopes will be in the Major Leagues one day.
More» Luis Almanzar, SS|
|The Red Sox have been banned from signing any international players during the international signing period that starts Saturday, and they had five of their international teenage prospects from Venezuela declared free agents after an investigation by Major League Baseball showed the club circumvented the international bonus-pool regulations, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.
More» Albert Guaimaro, OF|
|The Mariners have agreed to a $1.2 million signing bonus with outfielder Luis Veloz of the Dominican Republic, according to industry sources.
More» Luis Veloz, OF|
|The Reds reached a $7 million Minor League deal with infielder Alfredo Rodriguez, ranked No. 6 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list. The 22-year-old will start his career in the Dominican Summer League.
More» Alfredo Rodriguez, SS|
|The Cardinals are close to adding several top international prospects to their Minor League system.
More» Victor Garcia, OF|
|One year after signing top international prospect Jhailyn Ortiz to a multi-million dollar deal, the Phillies have once again proven to be an active force on the international market and have agreed to deals with a trio of prospects.