Rangers rumored to have signed Luis Sardinas
Baseball America reports the Rangers have signed Luis Sardinas, a 16-year-old shortstop from Venezuela.
Financial terms are unknown but Baseball America reports the signing bonus was in excess of $1 million. Sardinas was rated as having excellent defensive capabilities.
Baseball America ranked Sardinas as the No. 6 available prospect available among international players.
It is also rumored the Rangers have also signed Jurickson Profar, a shortstop from Curacao. He was rated No. 15 by Baseball America.
General manager Jon Daniels said the team had agreed to terms with 5 or 6 prospects but that the club wouldn’t release their names until they passed a physical. He said that physicals should begin sometime this week.