2014 Pittsburgh Pirates International Signing Tracker

The International Signing Tracker will be keeping track of all of the international signings from July 2nd, 2014 to July 1st, 2015.


7/2/2014: Yondry Contreras

7/2/2014: Christopher Perez

7/2/2014: Gabriel Brito

7/2/2014: Domingo Robles

7/2/2014: Brian Sousa

7/3/2014: Adonis Pichardo

7/3/2014: Roger Santana

7/3/2014: Jerry De Los Santos

7/8/2014: Roberto Noguera

8/20/2014: Raul Hernandez

12/22/2014: Eddy Vizcaino, Melvin Jimenez, William Calderon

2/12/2015Vince Deyzel

2014 Pittsburgh Pirates International Signing Tracker

Player Pos. Age Height Weight Bats Throws Birthplace Est. Bonus
Yondry Contreras OF 16 6′ 1″ 175  Right  Right Dominican Republic $400,000
Christopher Perez SS 16 6′ 1″ 170  N/A  N/A Dominican Republic $150,000
Gabriel Brito C 16 5′ 10″ 160  Right  Right Dominican Republic $200,000
Domingo Robles LHP 16 6′ 2″ 170  N/A  Left Dominican Republic $175,000
Brian Sousa RHP 16 6′ 4″ 165  N/A  Right Panama $160,000
Adonis Pichardo RHP 18 N/A N/A  N/A  Right Dominican Republic $105,000
Roger Santana LHP 16 6′ 1″ 170  N/A  Left Dominican Republic $100,000
Jerry De Los Santos RHP 16 N/A N/A  N/A  Right Dominican Republic $100,000
Roberto Noguera C 17 N/A N/A  Right  Right Colombia N/A
Raul Hernandez C 18 N/A N/A  N/A  Right Venezuela N/A
Eddy Vizcaino LF N/A N/A N/A  Left  N/A Dominican Republic N/A
Melvin Jimenez SS 19 5’9″ 175  Right  Left Dominican Republic N/A
William Calderon SS/2B N/A N/A N/A  Right  Both Dominican Republic N/A
Vince Deyzel RHP 17 6’2″ 180  Right  Right South Africa N/A
Number of Players Signed 14
Total Estimated Bonuses Paid $1,390,000
Bonus Pool Remaining ($2,200,300 Pool) $810,300

Latest Analysis

  • Alen Hanson f

    Pirates Talk With David Todd: Hanson, Ramirez, Taillon, Kingham, Richard, Worley

    5 hours ago

    I was on 970 ESPN in Pittsburgh this afternoon for my weekly segment with David Todd. The podcast can be heard below. Here is a summary of ...

    Read More
  • Billy Roth is the top prospect in Bristol this year.

    Another Projectable Prep Pitcher Sees An Increase in His Velocity

    11 hours ago

    When discussing the best Pittsburgh Pirates draft under Neal Huntington, the 2011 group has to be at the top of the list. It features Gerrit Cole, Tyler ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero

    Breaking Down the Final Pirates Roster Battles After Today’s Cuts

    2 days ago

    With less than a week remaining in camp, the Pittsburgh Pirates made their latest round of cuts this morning, sending three relievers to minor league camp, including ...

    Read More
  • Keller Supak Hinsz

    Even With the New Draft Rules, the Pirates Are Still Loading Up on Projectable Pitchers

    3 days ago

    From 2008-2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of resources on projectable pitchers out of high school. So far, this approach has led to breakout performances from ...

    Read More
  • Josh Bell made the move to first base over the off-season. (Photo credit: David Hague)

    Why Should You Care About Prospects?

    5 days ago

    Yesterday I had a shorter day than usual. The Pirates had cuts at the MLB level, and a road game. The day was shortened at Pirate City, ...

    Read More
  • Gregory Polanco

    Q&A: Trading Prospects For Rentals, Polanco Concerns, Meadows vs Appel

    6 days ago

    I missed the Q&A last week due to a common problem in Spring Training: I forgot what day it was. It was around 6:00 that I was ...

    Read More
  • Nick Kingham f

    Improving His Two-Seam Fastball will Make Nick Kingham a More Effective Pitcher

    7 days ago

    With Jameson Taillon returning from Tommy John surgery, and unlikely to make an impact at the Major League level early in the year, the top prospect to ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero 3

    The Roster Situations That Could Impact the Makeup of the Pirates Bullpen

    1 week ago

    There are less than two weeks remaining in Spring Training, and the one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates had actual position battles is heating up. There were ...

    Read More
  • Jordan Luplow

    How the Pirates are Trying to Stay Ahead of the Curve With the New Draft Rules

    1 week ago

    The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought a lot of changes to Major League Baseball. The biggest change for the Pittsburgh Pirates came in the draft. From 2008-2011, ...

    Read More
  • Alen Hanson

    The Key For Alen Hanson to Help the Pirates in the Majors This Year

    1 week ago

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates moved Alen Hanson to second base last year, part of the plan was to get him to the majors faster by putting him at ...

    Read More
  • Browse More Articles