The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 16-year-old third baseman Alexander Mojica for $350,000 according to Baseball America. He is the 18th player signed during the 2018-19 international signing period.
Mojica is 6'1", 195 pounds and he bats right-handed. He attended the Carlos Guzman Baseball Academy, which is where the Pirates got another one of their top targets this year, infielder Juan Jerez. They also signed Mario Jerez out of the academy back in March. He's the older brother of Juan and is playing in the DSL this season. Mojica played in the Quisqueya Academy League recently, where he hit .260/.356/.380 in 14 games and was among the league leaders with 14 RBIs. Pirates fans will love to hear that their new third baseman's nickname is "El Toro".
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