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Seth Stohs
07-02-2012, 10:15 AM
Today is the first day that teams can sign players who have turned 16 years old from International Markets. There are new rules that mean a team can only spend $2.9 million total per year on international players.

Baseball America's Ben Badler notes that the TWins signed SS Amaurys Minier, who he had ranked as the #12 international player available.

Twins Daily's Parker Hageman tweeted the following YouTube video on Minier:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVOzjXe8s6Y

Cap'n Piranha
07-02-2012, 11:21 AM
That's a BIG kid. Still looks pretty fluid in the field for that size, although his footwork at the plate seems off a bit (the one swing where his backfoot crosses home plate on recoil especially). I'm certainly not a scouting expert, but I have to think with some good coaching, this kid has a future.

DPJ
07-02-2012, 11:52 AM
but I have to think with some good coaching, this kid has a future.

Well he's screwed now.

gunnarthor
07-02-2012, 12:09 PM
Cool, I really like our efforts in Latin America.