19-year-old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada agrees to signing bonus with Red Sox.Md Noman Siddique (Author) Published Date : Feb 24, 2015 23:09 IST
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team recently complete their new deal with Cuban baseball player Yoan Moncada on Monday, a $30 million deal that ll actually cost Boston $60 million.The Red Sox previously held a private workout with Moncada and his representative David Hastings said that an agreement would be finalized soon.
But in the another report the Dodgers were also considered among the teams interested in Moncada, who scouts see as a 20-home threat that could play second base, third base and in the outfield. Given his age and relative inexperience, the assumption is that Moncada will begin this season in the minor leagues, but the player has said he expects that stay to be short.
Cuban Yoan Moncada eagerly waiting for playing with Red Sox but MLB eliminated its requirement that Cuban players obtain a license from the U.S. government before becoming eligible to sign with big league teams. Though he is young but he has the talent said the Experts.
Moncada's representative David Hastings said there is no signed agreement yet but anticipates it will be done soon. A Red Sox team source also told ESPN Boston.com that no deal had been reached. The Red Sox held a private workout for Moncada about two weeks ago. Among those in attendance was Red Sox Hall of Famer and Cuba native Luis Tiant.
In a conferences Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said He's got a lot of ability and projects to be a quality player,. I don't think anybody disagrees with the ability. I would doubt there's any disagreement on the scouting assessment of the player. It just comes down to how much money you were willing to commit.
According to multiple reports The Red Sox will pay Moncada a bonus of $31.5 million, , but the overall financial commitment will be double that -- around $63 million. That's $31.5 million as a signing bonus directly to Moncada and $31.5 million to Major League Baseball as a 100 percent overage tax for exceeding their allotment of international bonus money.
This is mention able that The Red Sox finished 71-91 after winning the World Series the previous season and while they were 20 games under 500, Boston feels it has as good a chance as anyone to win the AL East.
19-year-old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada agrees to signing bonus with Red Sox.