The 2017 international signing period (which began on July 2, 2017) marked a dramatic increase in the Pirates’ bonus pool, from barely over $2M to $5.75M.  (Of course, everybody else’s increased dramatically, too.)  The result, given the team’s continued quantity-over-quality approach, was a huge number of signings, over 70.  In fact, I’m going to have […]
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