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A's agree to terms with diverse crop of international prospects

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's agreed to terms with 17 international prospects representing seven different countries, the club announced today.

In one of the club's most diverse and far-reaching international signing periods in history, the A's agreed to terms with prospects from the following countries: Venezuela (seven), the Dominican Republic (five), Curaçao (one), Colombia (one), the Bahamas (one), Mexico (one), and Panama (one).

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's agreed to terms with 17 international prospects representing seven different countries, the club announced today.

In one of the club's most diverse and far-reaching international signing periods in history, the A's agreed to terms with prospects from the following countries: Venezuela (seven), the Dominican Republic (five), Curaçao (one), Colombia (one), the Bahamas (one), Mexico (one), and Panama (one).

"We're excited for this group of players to join the organization" said Dan Feinstein, the A's assistant general manager. "Each possess a unique talent; and it's a credit to our international scouts in Latin America and beyond that we were able to identify this promising class."

This year's class follows up the A's 2016 haul, which included three of MLB.com's Top 30 international prospects: right-handed pitcher Norge Ruiz (#4), outfielder Lazaro Armenteros (#10), and infielder Yerdeluis Vargas (#28).

Player

Position

Home Country

Avila, Albert

OF

Dominican Republic

Basilia, Givaine

SS

Curacao

Bonilla, Jose

OF

Dominican Republic

Cantillo, Marshall

OF

Colombia

Davila, Geykler

C

Venezuela

Delgado, Gabriel

RHS

Venezuela

Garcia, Kelvin

OF

Dominican Republic

Leandro, Carlos

LHP

Venezuela

Lopez, Hansen

C

Mexico

Mackey, Davonn

OF

Bahamas

Mujica, Jose

C

Venezuela

Pastrono, Jose

SS

Venezuela

Paulino, Jhoan

SS

Dominican Republic

Rojas, Edwin

RHP

Venezuela

Salom, Dereck

SS

Venezuela

Sanchez, Saul

SS

Dominican Republic

Wright, Joshwan

2B

Panama

 

Oakland Athletics