Top 30 International Bonuses Of 2010




The following are the top 30 international amateur bonuses signed in 2010. The list excludes Cuban defectors, such as Aroldis Chapman and Adeiny Hechavarria.

TOP 30 INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR BONUSES, 2010
Player Pos Org Age Country Bonus
1. Adonys Cardona
RHP Blue Jays
16 Venezuela
$2.8 million
T-2. Luis Heredia
RHP
Pirates
16 Mexico
$2.6 million
T-2. Ariel Ovando
OF
Astros 16 Dominican Republic
$2.6 million
T-4. Phillips Castillo
OF
Mariners
16 Dominican Republic
$2.2 million
T-4. Renato Nunez
3B
Athletics
16 Venezuela
$2.2 million
6. Edward Salcedo
SS
Braves
18 Dominican Republic
$1.6 million
7. Carlos Martinez
RHP
Cardinals
18 Dominican Republic
$1.5 million
8. Jorge Alfaro
C
Rangers 16
Colombia
$1.3 million
9. Danry Vasquez
OF Tigers 16
Dominican Republic
$1.2 million
T-10. Humberto Arteaga
SS
Royals 16 Venezuela
$1.1 million
T-10. Esteilon Peguero
SS
Mariners
17 Dominican Republic
$1.1 million
12. Orlando Calixte
SS
Royals 18 Dominican Republic
$1 million
13. Duanel Jones
3B
Padres
16
Dominican Republic
$900,000
14. Jose Torres
RHP
Mariners 16 Colombia
$851,000
15. Jin-Young Kim
RHP
Cubs
17
South Korea
$850,000
T-16. Yoel Araujo
OF
Rays
16
Dominican Republic
$800,000
T-16. Vicmal de la Cruz
OF
Athletics
16
Dominican Republic
$800,000
18. Gabriel Cenas
3B
Blue Jays
16 Venezuela
$700,000
19. Wilmer Romero
OF
Yankees
16 Dominican Republic
$656,500
T-20. Luis Pina
LHP
Mariners 16 Venezuela
$650,000
T-20. Christopher Tamarez
SS
Yankees
16 Dominican Republic $650,000
22. Argenis Raga
C
Athletics
16 Venezuela
$580,000
23. Javier Pimentel
SS
Twins
16 Dominican Republic $575,000
24. Carlos Penalver
SS
Cubs
16 Venezuela $550,000
25. Wagner Mateo
OF
Diamondbacks
17 Dominican Republic $512,500
T-26. Jeimer Candelario
3B
Cubs
16 Dominican Republic
$500,000
T-26. Jose Rafael DePaula
RHP
Yankees
19 Dominican Republic $500,000
T-26. Edwin Moreno
OF
Padres
17 Dominican Republic
$500,000
29. Yordyn Calderon
3B
Mariners
16 Dominican Republic $477,500
30. Eduardo Rivera
RHP
Yankees
17 Dominican Republic
$475,000