The Pirates spent $2.6 M on Luis Heredia in 2010.

We've heard a lot about the Collective Bargaining Agreement talks as it pertains to the draft and free agency.  Melissa Segura of Sports Illustrated tweeted a CBA update on the changes that could be coming to the international market.  Segura reports that the new CBA is said to include a hard cap and floor for international signings.

This raises a lot of questions, specifically centering around the definition of "international signings".  I assume this means players from the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and the other usual sources of international talent.  I wouldn't imagine this would include Japan or Cuba, since those players are seen more as MLB free agents, rather than international free agents.  The current prices for the Japan...

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