Pirates in talks with Dominican outfielder
Jorge Arangure reports today that the Pirates have signed 17-year-old Dominican outfielder Willy Garcia. Garcia receives a signing bonus of $280,000, the largest bonus handed out by the Pirates in the current international signing period that began July 2. Garcia apparently has a good arm, some power potential and can run a bit.
EDIT: The Pirates are saying that there is no signing at this point.