Re: Official 2009 International Signings Thread
Mets Sign Venezuelan Lefty Juan Urbina
By Ben Nicholson-Smith [July 2 at 9:03am CST]
The Mets signed Juan Urbina, a Venezuelan lefty, to a bonus worth more than $1MM, according to Kiley McDaniel of Baseball Prospectus. Urbina is the son of longtime major leaguer Ugueth Urbina.
We'll have all the big international signings here at MLBTR. If you're unsure about what it all means, check out this explanation of the international signing period, which begins today
"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."