The Pittsburgh Pirates signed three more international players on Wednesday, as the June 15th signing deadline approaches. They have now signed a total of 73 players since July 2nd.

Teams are allowed to sign amateur players up until June 15th each year on the international side. These last three signings are part of the 2017-18 international signing class for the Pirates. After Friday night, there won't be anymore signings until the 2018-19 international signing period starts on July 2nd.

The players signed yesterday are right-handed pitchers Enrique Santana and Domingo Gonzalez, and switch-hitting infielder Bladimir Susana. Both Gonzalez and Susana are 18 years old, while Santana is 20 years old. They will be eligible to join either of the DSL affiliates immediately.

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