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Marlins sign top-ranked international prospect Víctor Víctor Mesa and brother Víctor Mesa Jr.

The Miami Marlins today announced that the club has signed outfielders Víctor Víctor Mesa and Víctor Mesa Jr. to Minor League contracts.  
 
Mesa, 22, is the top-ranked International prospect in the 2018-19 class, according to MLB Pipeline, Baseball America, and FanGraphs. He debuted for Matanzas in Cuba's top domestic league, Serie Nacional, as a 16-year-old in 2012 and had his best season in 2016-17, batting .354 with a .399 on-base percentage, a .539 slugging percentage, seven home runs, and 40 stolen bases in 70 games. He also played for Cuba in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, going 3x7 (.429) with two doubles and three RBI in six games.  
 
Mesa Jr., 17, a left-handed hitter who starred for Cuba's U18 national team, batting .320 (8x25) with a double and an RBI at the U18 World Cup last year. He was part of Cuba's U15 World Series winning team in 2014 and claimed the batting title in his most recent domestic amateur tournament. 

The Miami Marlins today announced that the club has signed outfielders Víctor Víctor Mesa and Víctor Mesa Jr. to Minor League contracts.  
 
Mesa, 22, is the top-ranked International prospect in the 2018-19 class, according to MLB Pipeline, Baseball America, and FanGraphs. He debuted for Matanzas in Cuba's top domestic league, Serie Nacional, as a 16-year-old in 2012 and had his best season in 2016-17, batting .354 with a .399 on-base percentage, a .539 slugging percentage, seven home runs, and 40 stolen bases in 70 games. He also played for Cuba in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, going 3x7 (.429) with two doubles and three RBI in six games.  
 
Mesa Jr., 17, a left-handed hitter who starred for Cuba's U18 national team, batting .320 (8x25) with a double and an RBI at the U18 World Cup last year. He was part of Cuba's U15 World Series winning team in 2014 and claimed the batting title in his most recent domestic amateur tournament. 

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