Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed outfielder Fabricio Macias out of Mexico. The deal will be officially announced on Wednesday by his team in Mexico. The 19-year-old has been on the radar of the Pirates for quite some time. He just concluded a two-week stint in the Dominican Republic in front of scouts for three teams and recently he mentioned that the Pirates were one of four teams showing heavy interest in the young prospect. The Pirates signed 19-year-old Fernando Villegas, his outfield teammate on Saraperos de Saltillo last week.
Macias recently won a yearly award given out in Mexico when he was named as the top player in Mexico under 23 years old for the 2017 season. He played in the top level summer league in Mexico, where the competition level...
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