Re: Reds sign Dominican lefty for $730,000
Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
Very nice. I like that they're putting their big international investments into pitching. At almost 19, this kid is a safer bet than the 16s who sign for a bundle.
I've heard good things about him, but I'm curious isn't it rare for a dominican ball player of any perceivable talent to still be available to sign at 19?
I'd love for George Grande to tell me this kid's story, late bloomer?
<By the way, just realized the irony inherent in a 34 year old referring to a 19 year old as a late bloomer>
When people say that I donít know what Iím talking about when it comes to sports or writing, I think: Man, you should see me in the rest of my life.