Yankees Sign No. 24 International Prospect Diego Castillo

Venezuelan shortstop Diego Castillo, the No. 24 international prospect for July 2, has signed with the Yankees for $750,000.

Castillo is a 5-foot-11, 150 pounds with a short, clean swing from the right side and with polished skills for a 16-year-old. He has a knack for slowing the game down in the field with good actions. Castillo, who has also showcased in the Dominican Republic in the International Prospect League, trains with Jose Montero.

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