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43 minutes ago, Moose Milligan said:

I am so glad they're doing this now.  This is how you get an Acuna, sign 16 and 17 year olds for 100-200k and one pans out.  

Well, it is certainly how you grow a Schoop.  Certainly. Because no one can really tell which 16 year olds will be Vlad Guerrero. Unless their name is Vlad Guerrero. 

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2 minutes ago, weams said:

Well, it is certainly how you grow a Schoop.  Certainly. Because no one can really tell which 16 year olds will be Vlad Guerrero. Unless their name is Vlad Guerrero. 

He might be better.

With the bat that is.

 

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They also signed “outfielder Damien Valdez, also from the Dominican Republic, for $200,000. Additionally, they signed J'Rudjeanon Isenia, a center fielder from Curacao, for $125,000. Smaller deals include pacts with right-handed pitchers Carlos Del Rosario and Kelvin LaRoche of the Dominican Republic. The Orioles have an estimated $7.5 million in bonus pool left to spend on international prospects, more than any other team.” According to mlb.com

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2 minutes ago, sportsfan8703 said:

Well it’s a start. I certainly don’t remember press like this before. Just a list of names that came out. 

Nothing big but obviously the plan isn't just throw everything at VVM.

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1 hour ago, Moose Milligan said:

I am so glad they're doing this now.  This is how you get an Acuna, sign 16 and 17 year olds for 100-200k and one pans out.  

I am too Moose. 

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18 minutes ago, sportsfan8703 said:

Well it’s a start. I certainly don’t remember press like this before. Just a list of names that came out. 

Danny wants out of Charm City!

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19 minutes ago, sportsfan8703 said:

Well it’s a start. I certainly don’t remember press like this before. Just a list of names that came out. 

They got to start sometime. Glad they are doing so now. 

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2 hours ago, weams said:

 

An open question would be why he was IFA eligible.  If he was born in USVI, this would make him a US citizen, and you generally can't renounce your citizenship unless you're over 18.

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