D-backs Announce International Signings

D-BACKS ANNOUNCE INTERNATIONAL SIGNINGS

 

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have signed six international free agents, including the top catching prospect, Jose Herrera, since the start of the 2013-14 international signing period on July 2, according to according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.

 

Herrera, 16, was cited by Baseball America and MLB.com as the top catcher in the international class and the No. 7 and No. 10 international prospect respectively.

 

The complete list of the D-backs’ six signings:

 

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS’ 2013 INTERNATIONAL SIGNINGS (July 2-7)

 

Player

Pos.

B-T

Age

Ht. Wt. Hometown, Country
Jose Herrera

C

S-R

16

5-10

185

San Carlos, Cojedes, Venezuela
Francis Martinez

OF

S-R

16

6-4

187

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Jose Lopez

OF

R-R

16

6-0

181

Moca, Dominican Republic
Josue Herrera

INF

S-R

16

6-0

165

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Argency Hiciano

RHP

R-R

16

6-3

160

Nagua, Dominican Republic
Didimo Bracho

INF

R-R

16

5-11

170

Maracaibo, Venezuela

Source: Arizona Diamondbacks Media

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