Dominican third baseman Rafael Devers, the No. 3 international prospect, officially signed his contract today with the Red Sox that includes a $1.5 million signing bonus.
Devers, 16, is the most advanced lefthanded hitter on the international market. At 6-foot-1, 215 pounds, he has a compact swing and good bat speed. Devers played in the International Prospect League and trains with Javier Rodriguez and Rudy Santin.
Since the 2013-14 signing period opened on July 2, the Red Sox have also signed Venezuelan lefthanders Emmanuel DeJesus and Jhonathan Diaz along with Dominican outfielder Yohan Aybar.
Baseball America’s updated Top 30 board of confirmed signings is available here.