Amateur Draft Signings: 6/16/20

Amateur Draft Signings: 6/16/20 We’ll keep track of the latest amateur draft signings here… The Cardinals announced the signing of outfielder Alec Burleson, whom they drafted 70th overall. He’ll earn $700K, quite a bit less than the $906,800 value of his pick, according Jim Callis of MLB.com. The Cards landed the choice they used on…

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In Latin America, big league clubs are exploiting prospects as young as 12, whistleblower told feds

In Latin America, big league clubs are exploiting prospects as young as 12, whistleblower told feds The FBI declined to answer questions for this story. “Unfortunately, regarding your request we cannot confirm or deny the existence of an investigation,” FBI Special Agent Michael Leverock wrote in an email. The wild-west culture that has defined Dominican…

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