Back on July 2nd, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed a total of 20 international players. Teams don't really announce international signings too often. They are usually announced by people like Ben Badler with Baseball America or Jesse Sanchez, who works for MLB. In fact, Sanchez announced all nine of the players the Pirates signed for at least $100,000 this year. The other way you find out players the Pirates sign is by me checking articles in Spanish daily.

I was able to get a six of the other names within a few days of the July 2nd announcement, but that still left five unknown names from that busy first day. The Pirates obviously signed at least three players shortly after July 2nd because we now know 23 names from the start of the signing period.

We announced the signings of Panamani...

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