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2011 Red Sox international scouting and signing

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  • #91
    Osuna is a Stocky 5-11-6-0 about 190 RHP (among the top International P in this signing period) with a live arm, his fastball sits in the low 90's that tops at mid 90's, his breaking pitches has promise, but his main pitch is his fastball. There is a lot talk that the Red Sox have heavy interest in Osuna, however his demanding 7 + figure bonus that could be as much as 2 Millions.

    Gusman 6-2- 6-3 about 170a L/L with good tools including good bat speed and power potential, good speed and defense skills, but his bat is his main tool. Its believed that his also asking for a 7 figures bonus.

    Its 5 days before the July second day, i will finish with my board before them.
    Last edited by scaffolds; 06-27-2011, 06:53 PM.

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    • #92
      Thanks, great info. What do you think is the ceiling for either player? Are the 7+ figures bonus demands justified?
      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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      • #93
        Originally posted by Therwil Flyer View Post
        Thanks, great info. What do you think is the ceiling for either player? Are the 7+ figures bonus demands justified?
        With the way the market has been the last couple of years someone will pay that kind of money. I like to ad that Gusman and Sox draft pick William Jerez are some what similar players. Jerez has the fall back that he could be a LHP if the hitting doesn't come around and because he isn't a Free Agent like Gusman he would get a smaller bonus to sign, however Jerez is already 19 yrs and Gusman is 16 yrs with perhaps a higher ceiling.

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        • #94
          With 3 days before the July second signing day isn't very clear who will be signing with who or on what date, but one thing that is clear is that Guatemalan first baseman Dennis Hurtarte will be signing with the Pirates. Hurtarte is a switch hitter who is stronger from the left side of the plate.

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          • #95
            According to Baseball America the Red Sox and the Yankees are finalist to sign 16 yrs Dominican CF Manuel Marcos. Marcos 6-1 180 R/R is very athletic with + + speed has occasional power, but more of gap to gap hitter. In the field Marcos plays + defense and has a solid arm.

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            • #96
              This is my final board of International baseball prospects for the early phase of International signing. Players from the Dominican, Venezuela, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Curacao and Guatemala. The board contains 110 players (all 16 yrs reportly), 30 RHP, 7 LHP, 30 outfielders, 20 SS, 10 third baseman, 10 catchers 2 second baseman and 1 first baseman. its ranked by position as scouts projects them, by no means this will be the only players signed out of Latin American, there are others wo could had been in the list, but i don't have solid information on them.

              The International Prospect board:

              Victor Sanchez RHP (V) Signed with Seatle for 2 M +
              Roberto Osuna RHP (M)Signed by Toronto
              Manuel "Masetta" Gonzalez RHP (D)Signed by the Padres for a $65,000 signing bonus
              Jonathan Perez RHP (V)Signed by the Reds for a $825,000 bonus.
              Wally Vrolejk RHP (Curacao)
              Mauricio Silva RHP (V)Signed by thr Twins for $325,000 bonus
              Franklyn Pimentel RHP (D)
              Jose Luis Mendez RHP (D)
              Miguel Gonzalez RHP (D) Signed by the Twins for 650,000
              Juan Martes RHP (D)Signed with Indians for $175,000
              Dioscar Romero RHP (D)Signed with the Red Sox for $600,000 signing bonus.
              Sebastian Perez RHP (D) signed with the Twins for a $300,000 bonus.
              Junior Flores (RHP (V)Signed by the Red Sox
              Alberto Tirado (RHP) (D)Signed by Toronto
              Antonio Sanzetela RHP (V)signed by Colorado
              Eddy Castro (RHP) (D)
              Roberto M. Garcia-Quiros RHP (Mex)
              Virgilio Encarnacion RHP (D)
              Junior Arias RHP (D)
              Kevin Sosa (RHP (V)signed by Texas for a$155,000 bonus
              Luis Careno RHP (V)signed by the Mets
              Robinson Arias RHP (D)
              Soid Marquez RHP (V) Signed by the Reds
              Carlos Bermudes RHP (Pan)
              Reinaldo Robles RHP (V)
              Johnny Charles RHP (D)
              Harold Aruz RHP (Pan)Signed by the Astros for a $300,000 signing bonus.
              Nadir Crismart RHP (Col)Signed by the Mets.
              Ramiro Cortez RHP (Pan)
              Julio Arosema RHP (Pan)
              Erik Hurtado LHP (D)Signed by the Cardinals
              Yohander Mendez LHP (V) Signed with Texas 1M
              Roger Velez LHP (COL)
              Jacobo Constante LHP (D)
              Carlos Rodriguez LHP (V)Signed by the Cubs for a $120,000 signing bonus
              Havid Burgos LHP (D)Signed by Tampa
              Julian Higuera LHP (V)
              Jose Ruiz C (V) Signed by the Padres 1.2 M
              Marc Malave C (V)Signed with Cubs 1.5 M
              Jose Garcia C ((V) signed by the Mets for high 6 figures
              Jose Godoy C (V) Signed by the Cardinals for $200,000
              Alvaro Noriega C (Col)Signed by the yankees$175,000
              Dionis Rodriguez C (D)Signed by the Mets.$185,000 bonus
              Richard Nunez C (D)
              Derek Capetillo C (V)
              Luis Lara C (V)Signed with the Royals mid 5 figures
              Pablo Urena C (Pan)
              Roniel Demorizi SS (D)Signed with Toronto for $105,000 signing bonus
              Yairo Dias-Munoz SS (D)Signed by the A's for a $280,000 bonus
              Dawel Lugo SS (D)Signs with Toronto for 1.3M
              Ruben Rodriguez SS (D)
              Adalberto Mondesi SS (D) Signed with the Royals 2M
              Dorsys Paulino SS (D) Signed by the Indians for 1.1M
              Sammy Vasquez SS (D)
              Luis Reynoso SS (D)Signed with the Astros for $700,000
              Warner Franco SS (D)Signed with Colorado for $600,000
              Angel Ruiz SS (D)
              Genao Bolivar SS (D)
              Rainer Flores SS (D)Signed by the Red Sox for a $900,000 bonus
              Cesar Gutierrez SS (D)
              Jose Martinez SS (D)signed by the Mets.
              Jean Carlos Encarnacion SS (D)
              Carlos Beloni SS (D)
              Albert Chavez SS (V)
              Bill Pujols SS (D)
              Angelo Castellano SS (V)signed by the Royals.
              Arturo Michalena SS (V)Signed with Houston$220,000
              Miguel Andujar 3B ((D)Signed with the Yankees for $700,000
              Angel Yente 3B (D)Signed by Seatle for $225,000
              Adelen Santa 3B (D)Signed by the Tigers $750,000
              Ricardo Mercano 3B (V)Signed by the Chicago Cubs.
              Joan Urena 3B (D)signed with the Mets for a $425,000 bonus
              Ronald Soto 3B (D)
              Johan Herrera 3B (D)
              Enrique Flores 3B (D)
              Miguel Mercedes 3B (D)
              Jimmy Perez 3B (D)
              Ronald Gusman OF (D)Signed by the Rangers 3.5M
              Elier Hernandez OF (D)Signed by the Royals 3M+
              Normar Mazara OF (D) Signed by Texas 5M
              Hersin Martinez OF (D)signed by Seatle for a $1.1M bonus
              Franmil Reyes OF (D)Signed by the padres
              Manuel Marcos OF (D)Sign with the Red Sox for $800,000
              Jesus Gonzalez OF (V)Signed with Toronto for 1.2M
              Anthony Santader OF (V)Signed by the Indians $385,000
              Balfi Munoz OF (D)
              Harold Ramirez OF (COL)Signed by Pirates 1.05M
              Wilmer Becera OF (V) Signed with Toronto for 1.3M
              Carlos Tocci OF (V)Signed by the phillies for $759,000 bonus
              Carlos Valdez OF (D)Signed with the Giants for $325,000
              Junior Santana OF (D)Signed by the Brewers for $110,000
              Alvie James OF (Pan)
              John Mora OF (D)
              Jose Leal OF (V)Signed by Seatle 1.9M
              Samber Pimentel OF (D)Signed by Oakland for$160,000 bonus
              Jose Rodriguez OF (D)
              Elvis Escobar OF (V)Signed by the Pirates for $575,000 bonus
              Ramon Loaiza OF (V)
              Jeffrey Martinez OF (D)
              Amael Gonzalez OF (Pan)
              Victor Medina OF (V)
              Junior Amarante OF (D)
              Emanuel Salas OF (D)
              Vladimir Almanzar (D)
              Losif Bernal OF (Pan) Signed by the Braves for 230,000
              Eduar Pinto OF (V)Signed with Texas for low 6 figures.
              Amael Sanchez OF (Pan)
              Eddy Sanchez 2B (D)
              Jose Jordan) 2B (V)
              Dennis Hurtatte 1B (Gua)
              Last edited by scaffolds; 04-26-2012, 06:12 AM.

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              • #97
                I have reported of the heavy interest of the Red Sox about Mexican RHP Roberto Osuma, however the Red Sox where not among the organizations last weekend who saw Osuma throw his final tune-up before the July second signing date.

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                • #98
                  In a note not related to scouting indirectly but very important in player development the Red Sox and Venezuela's Margarita Braves (Of the Venezuelan Winter league) signed a agreement earlier this week that will allow the Sox to have a team on the Paralela (League for rookies) Winter league. The Red Sox have been away from Venezuela for the last few years. the agreement is for two years with options and the Red Sox also will be sending players to the Margarita Club for their regular Winter league. In addition both organizations will be working together in scouting.

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                  • #99
                    Originally posted by scaffolds View Post
                    This is my final board of International baseball prospects for the early phase of International signing. Players from the Dominican, Venezuela, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Curacao and Guatemala. The board contains 110 players (all 16 yrs reportly), 30 RHP, 7 LHP, 30 outfielders, 20 SS, 10 third baseman, 10 catchers 2 second baseman and 1 first baseman. its ranked by position as scouts projects them, by no means this will be the only players signed out of Latin American, there are others wo could had been in the list, but i don't have solid information on them.

                    The International Prospect board:

                    Victor Sanchez RHP (V)
                    Roberto Osuma RHP (M)
                    Manuel "Masetta" Gonzalez RHP (D)
                    Jonathan Perez RHP (V)
                    Wally Vrolejk RHP (Curacao)
                    Mauricio Silva RHP (V)
                    Franklyn Pimentel RHP (D)
                    ...
                    Any relation between Franklyn Pimentel and the Sox' Stolmy?
                    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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                    • Originally posted by Therwil Flyer View Post
                      Any relation between Franklyn Pimentel and the Sox' Stolmy?
                      Sorry, don't know if they are related, Pimentel is a common last name in the Dominican.

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                      • BA is reporting that the Red Sox could be a heavy player in Internation signing this Spring, perhaps the top dog in signing International players as has them also attached to Venezuelan RHP Jonatan Perez.

                        I don't believe that the Sox will sign both Osuma and Perez, more than likely Perez could be a fall back if they don't get Osuma. The same with that I don't belive that they will sign both Roger Gusman and Manuel Marcos, with Marcos being the fall back if they don't sign Gusman, however i could be wrong on this.

                        As when I posted my International player board i stated that those weren't the only players that where going to sign this Summer, but didn't have solid information on some of them. Baseball America is listing them.

                        Catcher: Eric Otanes (D)Signed by Tampa

                        Short Stop: Luis Enrique Acosta (D)Signed by the Cubs 1.1M
                        Gustavo Perinan (Colombia)
                        Raul Garcia (Colombia)

                        Third Base: Victor Rey (D)signed by the yankees for$135,000 bonus
                        Mitchel Martes (Aruba)signed by Oakland for $50,000 bonus

                        Outfielders: Jorge Heredia (D)
                        Jariel Vargas (D)
                        Eric Gabo (D)
                        Francisco Miguel (D)-Signed bythe Indians$200,000
                        Victor Medina (V)
                        Omar Sanchez (V)Signed by the Indians

                        Left handed pitchers: Edgar Pineda (V)Signed by the Indians
                        Dewin Perez (Colombia)Signed by the Cardinals$450,000

                        Right handed pitchers: Manuel Cordova (V)Signed by Toronto.
                        Jesus Jones (D)Signed by the Braves
                        Jery Thin (D)
                        Francis Jesus (D)


                        July second is only hours away so let start signing this players and follow the signing on this boards.
                        Last edited by scaffolds; 03-29-2012, 01:41 PM.

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                        • The talk in the scouting industry is that the Red Sox, A's Rangers and Mets are finalist for Dominican outfielder Nomar Mazara who has + + power, which means they may be out for the running of Guzman and perhaps even Marcos, however Mazara maybe demanding a bonus higher than what Elier Hernandez (not official 3+ Milllion) got from the Royals
                          Last edited by scaffolds; 07-04-2011, 04:39 PM.

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                          • Rumours are that Seatle signed Dominican outfielder Helsin Martinez and Venezuelan outfielder Jose leal both for 2M each, if true thats way too much for Leal. Also that the Padres signed Venezuelan catcher Jose Ruiz (for 1.2 M) and that the Tigers signed Dominican third baseman Adelin Santa for $750,000 bonus.
                            Last edited by scaffolds; 07-02-2011, 09:49 AM.

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                            • Originally posted by scaffolds View Post
                              Talk in the scouting industry is that the Red Sox, A's Rangers and Mets are finalist for Dominican outfielder Nomar Mazara who has + + power, which means they may be out for the running of Guzman and perhaps even Marcos, however Mazara maybe demanding a bonus higher than what Elier Hernandez (not official 3+ Milllion) got from the Royals
                              Reports out of the Dominican are that the Rangers signed Dominican Nomar Mazara for a Latin record bonus of 5 Millions dollars, breaking the bonus of 4.25 M given to pitcher Michael Ynoa by the A's.

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                              • BA is reporting that the Pirates signed Colombian outfielder Harold Ramirez for 1.05M bonus.

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