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Yankees sign 20 international prospects

The New York Yankees announced the signings of 20 international prospects today, including 16-year-old outfielder Kevin Alcantara.
July 12, 2018

The New York Yankees announced the signings of 20 international prospects today, including 16-year-old outfielder Kevin Alcantara. The Santo Domingo Centro, D.R., native was named by FanGraphs as the No. 4 international prospect. Alcantara was also tabbed by MLB.com as the No. 10 international prospect and No. 15 by Baseball

The New York Yankees announced the signings of 20 international prospects today, including 16-year-old outfielder Kevin Alcantara. The Santo Domingo Centro, D.R., native was named by FanGraphs as the No. 4 international prospect. Alcantara was also tabbed by MLB.com as the No. 10 international prospect and No. 15 by Baseball America.
Antonio Gomez, a catcher from Caracas, Venezuela, is listed as the No. 11 international prospect by MLB.com. He was also ranked as the No. 14 international prospect by Baseball America and No. 15 by FanGraphs. 
Denny Larrondo, a 16-year-old right-handed pitcher from Cuba, has been tabbed by MLB.com as the No. 29 International prospect and was also ranked by both FanGraphs (No. 34) and Baseball America (No. 43).
Catcher Agustin Ramirez was ranked as the No. 48 international prospect by Baseball America. 
Last year, Baseball America listed outfielder Mauro Bonifacio as the No. 34 international prospect during the 2017 signing period.
Right-handed pitcher Rafael Severino is the younger brother of Yankees All-Star right-hander Luis Severino.
Kevin Alcantara, OF -- Santo Domingo Centro, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'5"/180 -- 7/12/02 -- Piron
Mauro Bonifacio, OF -- Villa Mella, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'6"/222 -- 8/31/01 -- Rosario
Marcos Cabrera, SS -- Santo Domingo Oeste, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'2"/188 -- 10/10/01 -- Piron
Kevyn Camacho, C -- Maracay, Venezuela -- L/R -- 5'9"/140 -- 3/9/02 -- Taico/Gavidia/Finol
Juan Carela, RHP -- Samana, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'3"/185 -- 12/15/01 -- Sabino
Jose Colmenares, SS -- Cerro La Guacara, Venezuela -- R/R -- 5'11"/156 -- 4/3/02 -- Calderon/Gavidia/Finol
Maikol Escotto, SS -- Boca Chica, D.R. -- R/R -- 5'11"/175 -- 6/4/02 -- Rosario/Castillo
Christopher Familia, OF -- Bani, D.R. -- L/L -- 5'11"/170 -- 6/10/00 -- Castillo
Nicolas Garcia, C -- Santo Domingo Centro, D.R. -- R/R -- 5'11"/200 -- 6/15/01 -- Mata/Castillo
Antonio Gomea, C -- Caracas, Venezuela -- R/R -- 6'2"/ 211 -- 11/13/01 -- Atacho/Gonzalez/Mateo
D'Vaughn Knowles, OF -- Nassau, Bahamas -- R/R -- 5'10"/161 -- 1/16/01 -- LaRuffa/Gomez
Denny Larrondo, RHP -- Camajuaní, Villa Clara, Cuba -- R/R -- 6'0"/165 -- 5/31/02 -- Sabino/Mateo/Gomez
Dayro Perez, SS -- Azua, D.R. -- R/R -- 5'11"/158 -- 1/31/02 -- Mata/Sanchez/Castillo
Starling Perez, RHP -- Santo Domingo Centro, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'3"/170 -- 9/2/00 -- Piron
Ignacio Radney, RHP -- Santo Domingo Este, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'3"/165 -- 10/4/01 -- Gonzalez
Agustin Ramirez, C -- Santo Domingo, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'0"/194 -- 9/10/01 -- Rosario/Piron
Jesus Rodriguez, C --La Victoria, Venezuela -- R/R -- 5'11"/165 -- 4/23/02 -- Calderon/Gavidia/Finol
Rafael Severino, RHP -- Sabana de la Mar, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'0"/160 -- 6/25/99 -- Castillo/Sanchez/Rosario
Miguel Vargas, LHP -- Caucagua, Venezuela -- L/L -- 5'11"/158 -- 2/22/01 -- Atacho
Tyrone Yulie, RHP -- La Romana, D.R. -- R/R -- 6'4"/180 -- 8/4/01 -- Mata/Gonzalezn