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2011 Red Sox international scouting and signing

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  • #76
    Originally posted by scaffolds View Post
    First of sorry for taking so long in getting back to you, have been out of town. like you know souting isn't a exact science is based on tools, ceiling and projections and both of thiis pitchers have a lot talents.The Red Sox where very intersted in both of them if the money was right. You are right Ynoa has had a lot of health issues since he signed. I haven't follwed him this year so don't know if he is pitching or not, as for Aguelles he had shoulder issues after he signed, don't believe that there was anything major with it, he is pitching in South Atlantic league this eason. When a player or players doesn't work out because of injuries or talent the organiztions that didn't sign them, the ones that didn't spend all of that cash you could said made the right decision, so for now you could say that the Red Sox made the right decision, but just for now.
    Thanks. Ynoa was extremely hyped. But it seems he has been 2 years in XST since then. Arguelles is pitching extremely good in the minors right now. walking nearly nobody and striking out one batter per inning. The farm system of the Royals is ridiculous...Arguelles could be in the majors next year, along with Duffy, Montgomery etc.
    I know you're watching, Si. Bu.

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    • #77
      Originally posted by SwissRedSoxFan View Post
      Thanks. Ynoa was extremely hyped. But it seems he has been 2 years in XST since then. Arguelles is pitching extremely good in the minors right now. walking nearly nobody and striking out one batter per inning. The farm system of the Royals is ridiculous...Arguelles could be in the majors next year, along with Duffy, Montgomery etc.
      Well if you have a top 10 draft pick in 11 of the last 15 drafts (and a top 5 pick in 8 of them), you would kinda expect that. Then again, there's Pittsburgh...
      Watching Derek Jeter make 40 defensive plays and then watching Adam Everett make 40 defensive plays at the same position is sort of like watching video of Barbara Bush dancing at the White House, and then watching Demi Moore dancing in Striptease. (Bill James)

      Dustin Pedroia doesn't have the strength or bat speed to hit major-league pitching consistently, and he has no power. If he can continue to hit .260 or so, he'll be useful, and he probably has a future as a backup infielder. (Keith Law)

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      • #78
        The signing of Dominican second baseman Andres Garcia became official as the Red Sox open the 2011 DSL season with a win Saturday 28 against the Yankees #2 team. Garcia is 5-9 155 a 17 yrs R/R.

        There is Talk that the Sox have signed RHPs Jeffrey Fernandez and Leonel Vasquez, but need to confirm that.

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        • #79
          Jeffrey Fenandez and Leonel Vazquez are pitching for the Sox entry in the DSL. Fernadez is a 18 RHP from the Dominican reported 6-3 180 and Vasquez a RHP 6-0 150 20 yrs from Venezuela.

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          • #80
            With MLB draft come and gone is time to concentrate on the July 2th day. The start of the International signing period (the first phase ends on August 31th) The DPL is holding his last show casing of the year on June 18th (15 days before July 2) its their largest show casing with the emphasis in the International signing period.

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            • #81
              LHP Cuban defector Onelkis Garcia was abailable in the first day of the draft (a week ago) before his agent was able to get MLB to get him out of the draft boards. Garcia 6-2 215 will be 22 yrs in a couple month and throws a fastball in the 92-93 area that tops out mid 90's. It has been talk about that Garcia and fellow defector Adonis Garcia (not related) a 25 yrs third baseman will be show casing out of Nicaragua as free agents.

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              • #82
                Acouple of pitchers to keep an eye on are Dominican LHP Erik Hurtado 16 yrs 6-4 195 has a fastball in the 92-93 range and RHP Wady Vrolijl a 16 yrs 6-5 205 from Curacao that throw a fastball in the 92-93 range.

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                • #83
                  July second is about 15 days away and i will have have the final prospects table list before, but for now it looks like this:

                  Manuel "Masseta" Gonzalez RHP (D)
                  Victor Sanchez RHP (V)
                  Mauricio Silva RHP (V)
                  Jonathan Perez RHP (V)
                  Jose Luis Mendez RHP (D)
                  Roberto Osuma RHP (Mex)
                  Franklyn Pimentel RHP (D)
                  Wally Vrolejk RHP (Curacao)
                  Miguel Gonzalez RHP (D)
                  Juan Martes RHP (D)
                  Dioscar Romero RHP (D)
                  Eddy Castro RHP (D)
                  Sebastian Perez RHP (D)
                  Junior Flores RHP (V)
                  Alberto Tirado RHP (D)
                  Roberto M. Garcia-Quiros RHP (Mex)
                  Virgilio Encarnacion RHP (D)
                  Junior Arias RHP (D)
                  Kevin Sosa RHP (V)
                  Luis Careno RHP (V)
                  Robinson Arias RHP (D)
                  Johnny Charles RHP (D)
                  Antonio Sanzetela RHP (V)
                  Soid Marquez RHP (V)
                  Carlos Bermudez RHP (Pan) sign elegible in 2012
                  Reinaldo Robles RHP (V)
                  Harold Aruz RHP RHP (Pan)
                  Nadir Crismart RHP (Col)
                  Ramiro Cortez RHP (Pan)
                  Julio Arosema RHP (Pan)
                  Erik Hurtado LHP (D)
                  Yohander Mendez LHP (V)
                  Roger Velez LHP (COL)
                  Havid Burgos LHP (D)
                  Carlos Rodriguez LHP (V)
                  Jacobo Constante LHP (D)
                  Yohander Mendez LHP (V)
                  Julian Higuera LHP (V)
                  Jose Ruiz C (V)
                  Marc Malave C (V)
                  Derek Capetillo C (V)
                  Dionis Rodriguez C (D)
                  Alvaro Noriega C (Col)
                  Jose Garcia C (V)
                  Richard Nunez C (D)
                  Jose Godoy C (V)
                  Luis Lara C (V)
                  Pablo Urena C (Pan)Sign elegible in 2012
                  Roniel Demorizi SS (D)
                  Yairo Diaz-Munoz SS (D)
                  Dawel Lugo SS (D)
                  Ruben Rodriguez SS (D)
                  Adalberto Mondesi SS (D)
                  Sammy Vasquez SS (D)
                  Carlos Beloni SS (D)
                  Dolfi Paulino SS (D)
                  Luis Reynoso SS (D)
                  Warner Franco SS (D)
                  Angel Ruiz SS (D)
                  Genao Bolivar SS (D)
                  Rainer Flores SS (D)
                  Cesar Gutierrez SS (D)
                  Jose Martinez SS (D)
                  Dorssys Paulino SS (D)
                  Albert Chavez SS (V)
                  Bill Pujols SS (D)
                  Angelo Castellanos SS (V)
                  Arturo Michelana SS (V)
                  Angel Yente 3B (D)
                  Joan Urena 3B (D)
                  Adelen Santa 3B (D)
                  Miguel Andujar 3B (D)
                  Ronald Soto 3B (D)
                  Ricardo Mercano 3B (V)
                  Johan Herrera 3B (D)
                  Enrique Flores 3B (D)
                  Miguel Mercedes 3B (D)
                  Jimmy Perez 3B (D)
                  Ronald Gusman OF (D)
                  Elier Hernandez OF (D)
                  Hersin Martinez OF (D)
                  Franmil Reyes OF (D)
                  Normar Mazara OF (D)
                  Jesus Gonzalez OF (V)
                  Anthony Santader OF (V)
                  Balfi Munoz OF (D)
                  Wilmer Becera OF (V)
                  Carlos Valdez OF (D)
                  Manuel Marcos OF (D)
                  Jose Leal OF (V)
                  Harold Ramirez OF (Col)
                  Junior Santana OF (D)
                  John Mora OF (D)
                  Samber Pimentel OF (D)
                  Jose Rodriguez OF (D)
                  Elvis Escobar OF (V)
                  Jeffrey Martinez OF (D)
                  Amael Gonzalez OF (D)
                  Ramon Loaiza OF (V)
                  Alvie James OF (Pan)
                  Victor Medina OF (V)
                  Junior Amarante OF (D)
                  Emanuel Salas OF (D)
                  Vladimir Almanzar OF (D)
                  Eduar Pinto OF (V)
                  Losif Bernal OF (Pan)
                  Carlos Tocchi OF (V)
                  Amael Sanchez OF (Pan)
                  Eddy Sanchez 2B (D)
                  Jose Jordan 2B (V)
                  Dennis Hurtatte 1B (Gua)

                  PS Cubans aren't on this list, D= Dominicans, V=Venezuelans, Mex= Mexicans, Col= Colombians, Pan= Panamanians, Curacao and Guatemala.
                  Last edited by scaffolds; 03-19-2012, 02:30 PM.

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                  • #84
                    There's talk in the International scouting community that the Red Sox are among three organizations to sign Dominican outfielder Ronald Gusman.

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                    • #85
                      Cuban defectors Deinys Suarez, David Remedios and Roberto Arrebatos are latest defectors with heavy interst from ML clubs. Suarez a RHP may be the best Cuban defector in a while, Remedios is a catcher with a lot of tools and Arebatos is a talented LHP. In other news the Cubs signed Cuban defector Frank Del Valle a talented LHP.

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                      • #86
                        In a not directly scouting note the Red Sox signed Dominican outfielder Inoel Aguero last Summer. Aguero 5-10 170 switch hitter 19 yrs (when he signed, turned 20 yrs in December) signing wasn't highly talked about as he isn't a top prospect. Aguero started his profesional carreer in the DSL at the end of May, however Aguero has been a hitting maching in the DSL and after 3 weeks of the DSL season Aguero is leading the league in hitting with 465 batting average in 43 at bats with 3 doubles and a HR a 558 OBP and 4 stolen bases. Its a long way from the DSL and it has only been 3 weeks in the DSL, but Aguero has opened some eyes.
                        Last edited by scaffolds; 06-19-2011, 04:20 PM.

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                        • #87
                          According to sources in the DSL the Red Sox are waiting contracts approval for Dominicans German Taveras and Osvaldo Almenzo and Venezuelan Oscar Rodriguez. Taveras is a 18 yrs RHP 6-2 180. Almenzo is a 18 yrs outfielder R/R 6-2 180 and Rodriguez is a 19 yrs catcher 6-0 180 R/R so that they can join the Red Sox DSL team.

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                          • #88
                            Originally posted by scaffolds View Post
                            According to sources in the DSL the Red Sox are waiting contracts approval for Dominicans German Taveras and Osvaldo Almenzo and Venezuelan Oscar Rodriguez. Taveras is a 18 yrs RHP 6-2 180. Almenzo is a 18 yrs outfielder R/R 6-2 180 and Rodriguez is a 19 yrs catcher 6-0 180 R/R so that they can join the Red Sox DSL team.
                            The signing of Taveras is official and he started pitching in the DSL.

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                            • #89
                              The Sox have signed 20 yrs RHP Jonathan Aro. Aro 6-0 172 has been send to the DSL.

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                              • #90
                                Originally posted by scaffolds View Post
                                There's talk in the International scouting community that the Red Sox are among three organizations to sign Dominican outfielder Ronald Gusman.
                                Can you tell us more about Guzman and Mexican pitcher Roberto Osuna, whom the Red Sox are said to be also interested in.
                                Last edited by Therwil Flyer; 06-27-2011, 02:46 PM.
                                Watching Derek Jeter make 40 defensive plays and then watching Adam Everett make 40 defensive plays at the same position is sort of like watching video of Barbara Bush dancing at the White House, and then watching Demi Moore dancing in Striptease. (Bill James)

                                Dustin Pedroia doesn't have the strength or bat speed to hit major-league pitching consistently, and he has no power. If he can continue to hit .260 or so, he'll be useful, and he probably has a future as a backup infielder. (Keith Law)

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