Red Sox Sign No. 11 International Prospect Christopher Acosta

The Red Sox have signed 16-year-old Dominican righthander Christopher Acosta, the No. 11 international prospect for July 2, for $1.5 million.

At 6-foot-3, 170 pounds, Acosta has a projectable build and is an advanced strike-thrower with a fastball that touches the low-90s and a good changeup for his age. Acosta played in the Dominican Prospect League and trained with Alberto “Chico” Fana.

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