Last weekend, we posted a summary of the 2017-18 international signing class of the Pittsburgh Pirates. That class grew by two players this week, including a 17-year-old pitcher from the Dominican who has already hit 95 MPH. In the years to come, it's going to be an interesting group to follow due to the sheer size of the class (now at 60 players signed) and the fact that the Pirates switched in December from Rene Gayo to Junior Vizcaino as their Latin American Scouting Director.
We plan to have an article dedicated to the international side each Sunday throughout the season, so until the Dominican Summer League begins play, we will look at recaps of the previous international signing classes and see where they currently stand. Today I wanted to take a look at the progress of the 2016-1...
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