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A's sign Cuban free agents Romero, Pantojas

February 1, 2017

The A's agreed to Minor League contracts with right-hander Luis Miguel Romero and center fielder Enry Pantojas on Wednesday.Both players are international free agents from Cuba.• Hot Stove TrackerRomero, 22, spent four seasons in Cuba's Serie Nacional, going 9-7 with nine saves and a 4.80 ERA in 46 games (10

The A's agreed to Minor League contracts with right-hander Luis Miguel Romero and center fielder Enry Pantojas on Wednesday.
Both players are international free agents from Cuba.
• Hot Stove Tracker
Romero, 22, spent four seasons in Cuba's Serie Nacional, going 9-7 with nine saves and a 4.80 ERA in 46 games (10 starts). He was 7-2 with eight saves and a 3.31 ERA in 20 appearances in 2015, his final season there.
The right-handed-hitting Pantojas, 20, batted .304 and got on base at a .429 clip in 19 games for Santiago de Cuba in 2015 at the age of 18.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth.