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July 18, 2017

Transaction Analysis

Stearns Goes Bargain Shopping

by Colin Anderle, Aaron Gleeman, Jarrett Seidler and Nicholas Zettel


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Acquired INF-R Yeyson Yrizarri from Texas Rangers in exchange for an international signing bonus slot. [7/15]

Most prospects dealt for international bonus slots have been quite marginal, future middle relief or Quad-A types. Yeyson (pronounced Jason) Yrizarri has way more upside than that, but is about as high a risk as prospects can get in High-A. A toolsy middle infielder whom we ranked sixth in the Rangers' system entering the year, Yrizarri signed for a seven-figure bonus in 2013 because he has quite the starting set of potential MLB abilities. He brings excellent bat speed, considerable athleticism, and a rocket arm, but is raw as sushi at the plate.

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